By Gokhan Ergocun
ISTANBUL (AA) - Turkey's benchmark stock index closed Wednesday at 99,806.17 points, with an increase by 1.81%.
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 98,421.63 points. As of closing, it gained 1,777.68 points from Tuesday's close of 98,028.49 points.
In Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets, the price of one ounce of gold was around $1,406.00 by market close, down from $1,412.90 at the previous close.
The price of Brent crude oil was around $64.60 per barrel as of 6 p.m. (1500GMT) Wednesday.