By Yunus Girgin
ANKARA (AA) - Turkey's benchmark stock index ended Monday down 0.73% at 1,314.25 points.
After starting the week at 1,329.29 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index dropped 9.70 points from 1,323.95 points at Friday's close.
The price of one ounce of gold was $1,865.00 by market close, down from $1,868.40 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.
The price of Brent crude oil was around $45.40 per barrel as of 6.15 p.m. local time (1515GMT) on Monday.