ANKARA

Turkey’s benchmark stock index ended the last business day of 2019 down 0.29% to close at 114,424.96 points on Tuesday.

Starting the day at 115,072.05 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index decreased 329.02 points from Monday’s close.

The Index improved by almost 25.37% year-on-year, especially in rally over the last two months, compensating for almost all losses in 2018.

On Wednesday, the stock exchange market will be closed due to the New Year’s Day official holiday.

The BIST 100 peaked at 115,312.01 points — the highest level since April 2018– while its daily low was 114,418.57 points during Tuesday’s

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