ANKARA

Turkey’s benchmark stock index rose 0.81% to 119,031.16 points at close on Thursday.

After starting the day at 118,714.00 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index increased 951.26 points from Wednesday’s close of 118,079.91 points.

During the day, the index hovered between 118,585.42 and 119,446.93 points.

The total market value of the BIST 100 was 868 billion Turkish liras ($126 billion) by market close, with a daily trading volume of 20.2 billion Turkish liras ($3 billion).

The price of one ounce of gold was $1,881.60 by market close, up from $1,859.35 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul’s Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was around $43.88 per barrel as of 6.30 p.m. local time (1530GMT) on Thursday.

Exchange Rates Wednesday Thursday
USD/TRY 6.8520 6.8480
EUR/TRY 7.9390 7.9320
GBP/TRY 8.7880 8.7840

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