Turkey’s Borsa Istanbul down at Monday's close

By Gokhan Ergocun

ISTANBUL (AA) – Turkey's benchmark stock index closed Monday at 1,377.23 points, down by 2.20% versus the previous close.

Starting the week at 1,411.05 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index has lost 30.91 points over the last week's close at 1,408.14 points.

The price of one ounce of gold was $1,770.50 by market close, down from $1,710 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was around $66.60 per barrel as of 6.20 p.m. local time (1520GMT) on Monday.

Exchange Rates Friday Monday
USD/TRY 8.0640 8.0940
EUR/TRY 9.6680 9.7310
GBP/TRY 11.1720 11.3370