By Tuba Sahin
ANKARA (AA) - Turkey's benchmark stock index closed at 1,075.52 points on Monday, rising 1.41% from the previous close.
After starting at 1,054.55 points at the opening, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index rose 14.93 points from 1,060.59 points at Friday's close.
One ounce of gold sold for $2,038.80 by market close, down from $2,069.00, according to the data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.
The price of Brent crude oil was around $44.87 per barrel as of 6 p.m. (1500GMT), with a day range of $44.41 to $45.26.
At the beginning of this year, a barrel of Brent oil was sold for around $58.