Borsa Istanbul down at Thursday’s close

Turkey’s benchmark stock index closed on Thursday at 1,449.82 points, down by 0.67% from the previous close.

Starting the day at 1,450.52 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index lost 9.75 points over the Tuesday’s close of 1,459.57 points.

On Wednesday, the stock market remained closed as Turkey marked the Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day on May 19.

One ounce of gold was traded for $1,855.50 by market close, falling from $1,869.50 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul’s Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was around $66.08 per barrel as of 6.00 p.m. local time (1500GMT).

Exchange Rates Tuesday Thursday

USD/TRY 8.3570 8.3640

EUR/TRY 10.2030 10.2150

GBP/TRY 11.8960 11.8740

Source: Anadolu Agency