ANKARA

Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed the day at 110,939.66 points on Tuesday, rising 1.26% from the previous close.

After starting the day at 110,897.64 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index climbed 1,383.71 points from 109,555.95 points at Monday’s close.

One ounce of gold sold for $1,730.15 by market close, up from $1,713.00 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul’s Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was around $40.36 per barrel as of 6 p.m. (1500GMT) on Tuesday, with a day range of $38.97 to $41.65.

At the beginning of this year, a barrel of Brent oil sold for around $58.

Exchange Rates Monday Tuesday
USD/TRY 6.8480 6.8410
EUR/TRY 7.7210 7.7050
GBP/TRY 8.6350 8.6900

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