ANKARA 

Turkey’s benchmark stock index ended Monday up 1.37% to close at 1,160.71 points.

After starting the week at 1,150.79 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index rose 15.68 points from 1,145.03 points at Friday’s close.

On Monday, the BIST 100 hovered between 1,150.79, and 1,158.05 points — 52 stocks on the index rose and one fell compared to the previous close.

Closing the day with a market value of some 843 billion Turkish liras ($109 billion), the benchmark index posted a daily trading volume of 15.1 billion Turkish liras ($2 billion).

The price of one ounce of gold was $1,850.00 by market close, down from $1,909.25 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul’s Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was around $41.48 per barrel as of 6.15 p.m. local time (1515GMT) on Monday.

Exchange Rates Friday Monday
USD/TRY 7.7580 7.7670
EUR/TRY 9.0890 9.1540
GBP/TRY 10.0630 10.1010

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