Turkish stocks down at midweek close

Alaturka Ekonomi Haberleri

By Aysu Bicer

ANKARA (AA) – Turkey's benchmark stock index ended the midweek down 0.37% to close at 1,107.11 points on Wednesday.

After starting at 1,113.34 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index decreased 4.13 points from 1,111.24 points at Tuesday's close.

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On Wednesday, the BIST 100 hovered between 1,111.36 and 1,116.57 points — 48 stocks on the index rose, five fell, and the remaining were flat compared to the previous close.

The price of one ounce of gold was $1,964.00 by market close, down from $1,964.40 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was around $41.93 per barrel as of 6.15 p.m. local time (1515GMT) on Wednesday.

Exchange Rates Tuesday Wednesday
USD/TRY 7.4860 7.5070
EUR/TRY 8.8700 8.8890
GBP/TRY 9.7010 9.7930

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