ANKARA

Turkey’s benchmark stock index ended Thursday up 0.19% to close at 1,126.80 points, seeing its highest level since July 30.

After starting at 1,125.03 points on Thursday, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index went up 2.09 points from 1,124.71 points at Wednesday’s close.

During the day, it hovered between 1,113.93 points and 1,125.03 points — 21 stocks on the index rose, 32 fell and two were flat compared to Wednesday.

The total market value of the BIST 100 was around 820 billion Turkish liras ($111 billion) by market close, with a daily trading volume of 24.2 billion Turkish liras ($3.3 billion).

One ounce of gold sold for $1,944.00 by market close, down from $1,988.00, according to data from Borsa Istanbul’s Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

Exchange Rates Wednesday Thursday
USD/TRY 7.2870 7.3370
EUR/TRY 8.6980 8.6850
GBP/TRY 9.7470 9.6600

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