ISTANBUL 

Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed the day at 106,785.08 points on Wednesday, down 0.69% from the previous close.

Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index started the day at 107,340.46 points. As of the daily close, it lost 743.6 points from Tuesday’s close of 107,528.68 points.

The price of one ounce of gold was around $1,477.60 by market close, up from $1,469.15 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul’s Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was around $61.50 per barrel as of 6 p.m. (1500GMT) on Wednesday.

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