By Yunus Girgin
ANKARA (AA) - Turkey's benchmark stock index ended Monday down 3.40% at 1,283.58 points.
After starting the week at 1,314.43 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index dropped 45.15 points from 1,328.73 points at Friday's close.
The price of one ounce of gold was $1,758.00 by market close, down from $1,808.00 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.
The price of Brent crude oil was around $47.70 per barrel as of 6.15 p.m. local time (1515GMT) on Monday.