By Gokhan Ergocun
ISTANBUL (AA) - Turkey's benchmark stock index on Tuesday closed the day at 119,574.10 points, down 1.01% from the previous close.
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 120,451.43 points. As of the daily close, it had lost 1,217.76 points from last week's close of 120,791.86 points.
The price of Brent crude oil was around $57.10 per barrel as of 6 p.m. (1500GMT) on Tuesday.