Turkish stocks flat at Tuesday close

By Tuba Sahin

ISTANBUL (AA) – Turkey's benchmark stock index closed Tuesday at 1,378.37 points, rising 0.18% from the previous close.

After starting the day at 1,380.73 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index gained 2.46 points over Monday's close at 1,375.91 points.

One ounce of gold was traded for $1,728.00 by market close, down from $1,742.55 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.

The price of Brent crude oil was around $63.66 per barrel as of 6.07 p.m. local time (1507GMT) on Tuesday.

Exchange Rates Monday Tuesday
USD/TRY 8.1430 8.1480
EUR/TRY 9.7030 9.7190
GBP/TRY 11.2210 11.2200