Turkey's Borsa Istanbul flat at weekly close

By Gokhan Ergocun

ISTANBUL (AA) – Turkey's benchmark stock index closed the week at 98,462.73 points on Friday, down slightly by 0.01% versus Thursday's close.

Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 98,689.69 points. As of daily close, it lost 5.79 points from Thursday's close of 98,468.52 points.

The price of one ounce of gold was around $1,506.65 by market close, down from $1,507.00 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was around $60.70 per barrel as of 6 p.m. (1500GMT) on Friday.

Exchange Rates Thursday Friday
USD/TRY 5.7140 5.7080
EUR/TRY 6.3750 6.3710
GBP/TRY 7.4210 7.4180