ANKARA

Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed at 1,391.06 points on Friday, down 1.63% from the previous close.

Starting the day at 1,417.95 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index fell 23.09 points from the previous close of 1,414.15 points.

The index’s lowest value during the day was 1,388.71 points, while its daily high was 1,422.29 points.

The total market value of the BIST 100 was around 978 billion Turkish liras (over $114 billion) by market close, with a daily trading volume of 14.1 billion Turkish liras ($1.6 billion).

On the last transaction day of the week, 15 stocks on the index rose, 83 fell and two were same compared to Thursday.

The price of one ounce of gold was $1,779.30 by market close, down from $1,798.00 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul’s Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was around $73.59 per barrel as of 6.20 p.m. local time (1520GMT).

Exchange Rates Thursday Friday
USD/TRY 8.6850 8.7400
EUR/TRY 10.3820 10.3800
GBP/TRY 12.1540 12.1000

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