By Tuba Sahin
ANKARA (AA) – Turkey's benchmark stock index closed at 1,492.93 points on Monday, up 0.88% from the previous close.
Starting the week at 1,471.86 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index gained 13 points from Friday's close of 1,479.93 points.
One ounce of gold traded for $1,801.10 by market close, down from $1,804.10 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.
The price of Brent crude oil was at $85.54 per barrel as of 6.00 p.m. local time (1500GMT).