Turkey's Borsa Istanbul up at close

By Gokhan Ergocun

ISTANBUL (AA) – Turkey's benchmark stock index closed the day at 100,525.32 points on Tuesday, rising 0.44% from the previous close.

Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 100,146.50 points. As of daily close, it earned 437.53 points from Monday's close of 100,087.79 points.

The price of one ounce of gold was around $1,502 by market close, down from $1,513 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was around $62.75 per barrel as of 6 p.m. (1500GMT) on Tuesday.

Exchange Rates Monday Tuesday
USD/TRY 5.7010 5.7430
EUR/TRY 6.3590 6.3760
GBP/TRY 7.3760 7.4150