By Gokhan Ergocun
ISTANBUL (AA) – Turkey's benchmark stock index on Wednesday closed at 120,938.78 points, dropped 0.40% from the previous close.
Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index started the day at 121,232.62 points. As of the daily close, it had lost 484.56 points from Tuesday's close of 121,423.34 points — the highest closing level in its history.
The price of one ounce of gold was $1,552.05 by market close, up from $1,546.20 at the previous close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.
The price of Brent crude oil was around $64.20 per barrel as of 6 p.m. (1500GMT) on Wednesday.