ANKARA  

Turkey’s benchmark stock index was up 1% to close the week on Friday at 1,191.96 points.

Starting the day at 1,180.49 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index rose 11.94 points over Thursday’s close of 1,180.02 points.

During the day, the index hovered between 1,177.05, and 1,192.24 points.

The total market value of the BIST 100 was around 883 billion Turkish liras ($104 billion) by market close, with a daily trading volume of 21.7 billion Turkish liras ($2.5 billion).

The price of one ounce of gold was $1,946.95 by market close, up from $1,914.10 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 per barrel as of 6.15 p.m. local time (1515GMT) on Friday.

Exchange Rates Thursday Friday
USD/TRY 8.4510 8.5660
EUR/TRY 9.9950 10.1750
GBP/TRY 11.0950 11.2770

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