By Ovunc Kutlu
ANKARA (AA) – Turkey's benchmark stock index closed at 1,391.64 points on Thursday, up 2.27% from the previous close.
Starting the day at 1,370.52 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index gained 30.89 points from Wednesday's close of 1,360.75 points.
The price of one ounce of gold was $1,790 by market close, down from the previous close of $1,801, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.
The price of Brent crude oil was around $74.64 per barrel as of 6:18 p.m. local time (1518GMT).