Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed Thursday at 1,426.56 points, up sharply by 2.50%.

Starting the day at 1,399.34 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index earned 34.83 points over Wednesday’s close at 1,391.73 points.

The price of one ounce of gold was $1,715.10 by market close, up rapidly from $1,687 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul’s Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was around $62.70 per barrel as of 6.20 p.m. local time (1520GMT) on Thursday.

Turkish lira gained value by around 1% against foreign exchange rates.

Exchange Rates Wednesday Thursday
USD/TRY 8.2500 8.1670
EUR/TRY 9.7400 9.6130
GBP/TRY 11.4400 11.3110

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