By Gokhan Ergocun
ISTANBUL (AA) - Turkey's benchmark stock index dropped 0.62% to close Wednesday at 94,831.19 points.
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 95,534.29 points, and increased 589.86 points from Tuesday's close of 95,421.05 points.
In Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets, the price of one ounce of gold was around $1,409.70 by market close, down from $1,424.00 the previous day.
The price of Brent crude oil was around $65.70 per barrel as of 6 p.m. (1500GMT) Wednesday.