Turkey’s Benchmark Stock Index Up Over 1 Pct At Close

Turkey’s benchmark stock index rose 1.14 percent to close at 93,747.65 points on Thursday.

Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index started the day at 92,272.08 points and ended the day with a 1,055.48-point hike from the previous close.

At the daily close, one dollar traded for 5.6490 liras, while the USD/TRY exchange rate was 5.6950 at Wednesday’s close.

Standing at 6.5030 at the previous close, the euro/lira rate fell to 6.4420 by market close on Thursday.

The GBP/TRY exchange rate was 7.2750, as one British pound was traded for 7.3820 Turkish liras at close on Wednesday.

In Borsa Istanbul’s Precious Metals and Diamond Markets, one ounce of gold was sold for $1,231.50 at Thursday’s close, stable compared to $1,231.00 at the previous close.

Hovering between $75.36 and $76.83 during Thursday’s trading, the price of Brent oil was around $76.60 per barrel as of 6.25 p.m. local time (1525GMT).

One barrel of Brent oil was sold for $66 at the beginning of this year.
-Anadolu Agency

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