Türkiye’s stock exchange closes Tuesday with gains

Türkiye’s benchmark stock index ended Tuesday with gains to close at 3,458.03 points.


Starting the day at 3,435.59 points, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index rose 1.94%, or 65.90 points, from the previous close.


The index’s lowest value during the day was 3,400.39, while its daily high was 3,480.91.


The total market value of the BIST 100 was around 2.8 trillion Turkish liras ($144.1 billion) by market close, with a daily trading volume of 77.9 billion Turkish liras ($4.2 billion).


The price of an ounce of gold was $1,709.70, while Brent crude oil sold at around $91.93 per barrel as of 18.08 p.m. local time (1508GMT).


Exchange Rates Monday               Tuesday


USD/TRY              18.5500 18.5740


EUR/TRY              18.1980 18.5240


GBP/TRY              20.9650 21.3090


Source: Anadolu Agency