UPDATE – Turkish stocks down 1.15 pct at close

                UPDATES WITH MORE DAILY FIGURES</p>    <p>By Muhammed Ali Gurtas </p>    <p>ANKARA (AA) - Turkey's benchmark stock index ended Tuesday down 1.15 percent to close at 93,880.49 points. </p>    <p>Starting the day at 94,649.89 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index fell 1,093.96 points from Monday's close.</p>  <p>During Tuesday's trading, the BIST 100 hovered between 93,530.35 and 95,550.47 points.</p>  <p>The BIST 100's total market value was 611.8 billion Turkish liras ($117.8 billion), while its daily trade volume was 6.76 billion Turkish liras ($1.1 billion).</p>    <p>Leading listed companies by market capitalization were Turkish conglomerate Koc Holding ($7.44 billion), private lender Garanti Bankasi ($6.50 billion), and energy company Tupras ($6.01 billion).</p>    <p>National flag carrier Turkish Airlines, Garanti Bankasi, iron and steel producer Kardemir saw the highest trade volumes on Tuesday.</p>    <p>Compared to the previous close, 36 stocks on the benchmark index rose, 63 fell, and one was flat.</p>    <p>Shares of another Turkish conglomerate Ittifak Holding (ITTFH) posted the best performance, rising 19.85 percent, as stocks of Kardemir (KRDMD) dropped 6.87 percent, highest decline on Tuesday.</p>  <p>As of daily close, one U.S. dollar traded for 5.3820 Turkish liras, while the USD/TRY exchange rate was 5.2810 at the previous close. </p>    <p>The euro/Turkish lira exchange rate was 6.1330, compared with Monday's close of 5.9850. </p>  <p>One British pound traded for 6.8820 Turkish liras, versus 6.7040 at close on Monday. </p>    <p>In Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets, the price of one ounce of gold was around $1,239 by market close, versus $1,229 at the previous close.</p>    <p>Hovering between $61.70 and $63.58 during the day, the price of Brent oil was around $62.29 per barrel as of 6 p.m. local time (1500GMT) Tuesday.</p>  <p> </p>  <p>