By Gokhan Ergocun
ISTANBUL (AA) – Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed at 1,372.78 points on Thursday, up by 1.21% from the previous close.
Starting the day at 1,358.20 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index gained 16.44 points from the previous close of 1,356.3 points.
The price of one ounce of gold was $1,777 by market close, up from $1,757 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul’s Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.
The price of Brent crude oil was around $75.50 per barrel as of 6:20 p.m. local time (1520GMT).