ISTANBUL

Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed the day at 101,062.51 points on Tuesday, down 2.38% from the previous close.

Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index started the day at 106,021.05 points. As of the daily close, it dropped 2,461.51 points from Monday’s close of 103,524.02 points.

The price of one ounce of gold was $1,658 by market close, down from $1,676.35 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul’s Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was around $36.50 per barrel as of 6 p.m. (1500GMT) on Tuesday.

Exchange Rate Monday Tuesday USD/TRY 6.1170 6.1330

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