Turkey's Borsa Istanbul up at close

By Aysu Bicer

ANKARA (AA) – Turkey's benchmark stock index ended the day up 0.76% to close at 102,618.41 points on Wednesday.

Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 101,695.92 points. As of today's close, it gained 771.47 points from Tuesday's close of 101,846.94 points.

An ounce of gold sold for $1,517.48 at the daily close in Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets, versus $1,525.18 at the previous close.

The price of Brent oil was $62.12 per barrel as of 6 p.m. local time (1500GMT) on Wednesday, with a day range of $61.23 to $62.81.

At the beginning of 2019, a barrel of Brent oil sold for around $53.

Exchange Rates Tuesday Wednesday
USD/TRY 5.6900 5.6868
EUR/TRY 6.2680 6.2304
GBP/TRY 7.1350 7.0325