By Gokhan Ergocun
ISTANBUL (AA) - Turkey's benchmark stock index on Wednesday closed at 119,196.09 points, dropping 0.32% from the previous close.
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 120,036.23 points. As of the daily close, it had lost 378.01 points from Tuesday's close of 119,574.10 points.
The price of one ounce of gold was $1,608.95 by market close, up from $1,588 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.
The price of Brent crude oil was around $58.70 per barrel as of 6 p.m. (1500GMT) on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, Borsa Istanbul announced on Wednesday that it will remove two zeros from its indices on April 27.