ANKARA

Turkey’s benchmark stock index ended the day down 0.05% to close at 97,792.23 points on Monday.

After starting the day at 98,419.82 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index dropped 52.97 points from Friday’s close at 97,845.20 points.

Closing the day with a market value of nearly 693 billion Turkish liras ($98 billion), the benchmark index posted a daily trading volume of 10.3 billion Turkish liras ($1.5 billion).

The price of Brent oil was $30.36 per barrel as of 6 p.m. local time (1500GMT) on Monday.

At the beginning of 2020, a barrel of Brent oil sold for around $58.

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