By Gokhan Ergocun

ISTANBUL (AA) – Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed at 1,372.78 points on Thursday, up by 1.21% from the previous close.

Starting the day at 1,358.20 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index gained 16.44 points from the previous close of 1,356.3 points.

The price of one ounce of gold was $1,777 by market close, up from $1,757 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul’s Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was around $75.50 per barrel as of 6:20 p.m. local time (1520GMT).

Exchange Rates Wednesday Thursday
USD/TRY 8.6780 8.6730
EUR/TRY 10.2890 10.2880
GBP/TRY 12.0300 11.9870

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