By Tuba Sahin
ANKARA (AA) - Turkey's benchmark stock index ended Tuesday down 1.68% to close at 85,309.58 points.
After starting the day at 86,943.35 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index decreased 1,461.89 points from 86,771.47 points at Monday's close.
One ounce of gold was sold for $1,278.85 at the daily close in Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets, versus $1,273.00 at Monday's close.
The price of Brent oil was $72.08 per barrel as of 6 p.m. local time (1500GMT) on Tuesday -- with a day range of $71.76 to $72.52.