ANKARA

Turkey’s benchmark stock index hit all-time high at 1,399.36 points, up 0.50%, at Thursday’s close.

Starting the day at 1,403.10 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index rose 6.91 points over the midweek’s close of 1,392.45 points.

During the day, the index hovered between 1,394.78 and 1,406.10 points — 79 stocks on the index rose, 12 fell compared to the previous close.

The total market value of the BIST 100 was around 1.032 trillion Turkish liras ($132 billion) by market close, with a daily trading volume of 28.9 billion Turkish liras (nearly $3.7 billion).

The price of one ounce of gold was $1,878.00 by market close, up from $1,864.50 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul’s Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was around $51.49 per barrel as of 6.10 p.m. local time (1510GMT) on Thursday.

Exchange Rates Thursday Friday
USD/TRY 7.8150 7.7450
EUR/TRY 9.5320 9.4950
GBP/TRY 10.5960 10.5620

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