By Tuba Sahin
ANKARA (AA) - Turkey's benchmark stock index closed the day at 89,085.13 points on Wednesday, down 0.62% from the previous close.
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 88,285.81 points. As of the daily close, it dropped 558.58 points from Tuesday's close of 89,643.71 points.
The price of one ounce of gold was $1,599.00 by market close, down from $1,600.55 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.
The price of Brent crude oil was around $25.36 per barrel as of 6 p.m. (1500GMT) on Wednesday.