By Aysu Bicer
ANKARA (AA) - Turkey's benchmark stock index closed the day at 107,701.32 points on Wednesday, up %0.85 from the previous close.
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 107,254.48 points. As of the daily close, it gained 911.44 points from Tuesday's close of 106,789.87 points.
The total market value of the BIST 100 was around 732 billion Turkish liras ($127.7 billion) by market close, and the daily trading volume was 8.5 billion Turkish liras (some $1.4 billion).
The price of one ounce of gold was around $1,470.00 by market close, up from $1,458.90 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.
The price of Brent crude oil was around $62.55 per barrel as of 6 p.m. (1500GMT) on Wednesday.