ISTANBUL

Turkey’s benchmark stock index decreased 3.59% to 1,152.70 points in the closing session of Tuesday. 

After starting the day at 1,197.10 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index lost 42.97 points from Monday’s close of 1,195.67 points.

On Monday, Borsa Istanbul removed two zeros from its indices — including BIST 100 and BIST 30. The index was around 119,000-120,000 level last week.

The price of one ounce of gold was $1,930 by market close, down from $1,937.50 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul’s Precious Metals and Diamond Markets. 

The price of Brent crude oil was around $43.40 per barrel as of 6.15 p.m. local time (1515GMT) on Tuesday.

Exchange Rates Monday Tuesday
USD/TRY 6.8560 6.9620
EUR/TRY 8.0610 8.1730
GBP/TRY 8.9340 9.1400

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