By Tuba Sahin
ANKARA (AA) – Turkey's benchmark stock index ended Monday down 1.99% to close at 1,078.61 points.
After starting the week at 1,101.78 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index slipped 21.94 points from 1,100.55 points at Friday's close.
One ounce of gold sold for $1,966.00 by market close, up from $1,956.05, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.
The price of Brent oil was around $46.01 per barrel as of 6 p.m. local time (1500GMT) on Monday, with a day range of $45.81 to $46.52.