By Gokhan Ergocun
ISTANBUL (AA) - Turkey's benchmark stock index was down 1.43% to end Friday at 1,524.49 points.
Starting the day at 1,536.82 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index lost 22.11 points over Thursday's close of 1,546.60 points.
The price of one ounce of gold was $1.847,55 by market close, up from $1.845,15 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.
The price of Brent crude oil was around $54.80 per barrel as of 6.15 p.m. local time (1515GMT) on Friday.