By Yunus Girgin
ANKARA (AA) – Turkey's benchmark stock index increased by 2.78% to close Wednesday at 1,294.72 points.
After starting the day at 1,264.06 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index earned 35 points over Tuesday's close of 1,259.72 points.
The price of one ounce of gold was $1,888.75 by market close, up from $1,868.30 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.
The price of Brent crude oil was around $44.5 per barrel as of 6:15 p.m. local time (1515GMT) on Wednesday.