ISTANBUL

Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed the midweek at 98,842.24 points on Monday, down 2.24% from the previous close.

Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index started the day at 99,606.40 points. As of the daily close, it dropped 2,267.87 points from Thursday’s close of 101,110.11 points.

Last Friday, the market was closed due to the May 1 International Labor Day.

The price of one ounce of gold was $1,706.50 by market close, down from $1,717.15 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul’s Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was around $26.20 per barrel as of 6 p.m. (1500GMT) on Monday.

Exchange Rates Thursday Monday
USD/TRY 6.9890 7.0480
EUR/TRY 7.5850 7.7030
GBP/TRY 8.7600 8.7890

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