Turkish stocks end Tuesday 2% up

Turkey's benchmark stock index ended Tuesday up 2.02% to close at 88,022.94 points.

After starting the day at 86,615.43 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index rose 1,740.4 points from 86,282.54 points at Monday's close.

One ounce of gold was sold for $1,298.60 at the daily close in Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets, versus $1,283.90 at Monday's close.

The price of Brent oil was $70.92 per barrel as of 6 p.m. local time (1500GMT) on Tuesday -- with a day range of $69.86 to $71.44.

Exchange Rates Monday Tuesday

USD/TRY 6.0910 5.9950

EUR/TRY 6.8610 6.7270

GBP/TRY 7.9480 7.7650

Source: Anadolu Agency