By Gokhan Ergocun
ISTANBUL (AA) - Turkey's benchmark stock index closed the day at 102,784.33 points on Thursday, dropping 0.70% from the previous close.
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 103,884.74 points. As of daily close, it lost 724.89 points from Wednesday's close of 103,509.22 points.
The price of one ounce of gold was around $1,500.40 by market close, up from $1,486.10 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.
The price of Brent crude oil was around $57.20 per barrel as of 6 p.m. (1500GMT) on Thursday.