By Tuba Sahin
ANKARA (AA) - Turkey's benchmark stock index ended the week up 1.84% to close at 97,149.04 points on Friday.
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 95,688.27 points, increasing 294.03 points from Thursday's close at 95,394.24 points.
An ounce of gold was sold for $1,501.70 at the weekly close in Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets, versus $1,494.00 at the previous close.
The price of Brent oil was $59.80 per barrel as of 6.00 p.m. local time (1500GMT) on Friday -- hovering between $58.33 and $60.3 during the day.