By Aysu Bicer
ANKARA (AA) – Turkey's benchmark stock index fell 1.50% to 1,109.88 points at close on Friday.
After starting the day at 1,138.49 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index lost 16.92 points from Thursday's close of 1,126.80 points.
The total market value of the benchmark index was around 814 billion Turkish liras ($111 billion) by market close, with a daily trading volume of 32.1 billion Turkish liras ($4.4 billion).
During the day, the index hovered between 1,125.42 and 1,141.32 points.
The price of Brent oil was $44.03 per barrel as of 6.00 p.m. local time (1500GMT) on Friday.