Türkiye's BIST 100 index down at close
Benchmark index drops 169 points at close
By Gokhan Ergocun
ISTANBUL (AA) - Türkiye's benchmark stock index closed out the midweek at 7,602.24 points, down 2.18% from the previous close.
After starting the day at 7,820.40 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index lost 169.06 points from Tuesday's close.
The lowest value of the index during the day was 7,602.24, while its daily high was 7,831.97.
The market value of the BIST 100 was around 6.44 trillion Turkish liras ($237.3 billion) by market close.
The daily trading volume was 174 billion Turkish liras ($6.39 billion).
Some 33 stocks gained value, while 67 declined.
The price of an ounce of gold was $1,945.25, while Brent crude oil sold for $82.90 per barrel as of 5.35 p.m. local time (1435GMT).
The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate was 27.2160, the euro/lira exchange rate stood at 29.5630, while the British pound traded at 34.5250 Turkish liras.
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