By Aysu Bicer
ANKARA (AA) – Turkey's benchmark stock index ended the midweek down 0.37% to close at 1,107.11 points on Wednesday.
After starting at 1,113.34 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index decreased 4.13 points from 1,111.24 points at Tuesday's close.
On Wednesday, the BIST 100 hovered between 1,111.36 and 1,116.57 points — 48 stocks on the index rose, five fell, and the remaining were flat compared to the previous close.
The price of one ounce of gold was $1,964.00 by market close, down from $1,964.40 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.
The price of Brent crude oil was around $41.93 per barrel as of 6.15 p.m. local time (1515GMT) on Wednesday.