ANKARA

Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed the day at 117,741.10 points on Tuesday, falling 0.56% from the previous close.

After starting the day at 118,113.75 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index slipped 657.58 points from 118,398.67 points at Monday’s close.

The exchange will be closed on Wednesday due to a public holiday, July 15 Democracy and National Unity Day.

One ounce of gold sold for $1,809.00 by market close, up from $1,804.30 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul’s Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was around $43.05 per barrel as of 6 p.m. (1500GMT) on Tuesday, with a day range of $41.8 to $43.12.

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

Exchange Rates Monday Tuesday
USD/TRY 6.8660 6.8670
EUR/TRY 7.8020 7.8170
GBP/TRY 8.7080 8.6230

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