By Ovunc Kutlu
ANKARA (AA) - Turkey's benchmark stock index closed at 1,391.91 points on Monday, down 1.94% from the previous close.
Starting the day at 1,405.45 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index lost 27.52 points from Friday's close of 1,419.43 points.
One ounce of gold traded for $1,760.50 by market close, down from $1,764.70 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.
The price of Brent crude oil was around $74.50 per barrel with a 1.1% loss as of 6.30 p.m. local time (1530GMT).