Turkish stock market ends Thursday with new record
BIST 100 index jumps 1.46% from previous close
Turkey's benchmark stock index Borsa Istanbul posted a new record closing of 2,723.67 points on Thursday.
Starting the day at 2,709.01 points, the BIST 100 index rose 39.21 points from Wednesday's all-time high closing of 2,684.46.
The total market value was 2.2 trillion Turkish liras ($121.2 billion) by market close, with a daily trading volume of over 43.2 billion Turkish liras ($2.4 billion).
One ounce of gold traded for $1,783.90 by market close, according to data from Borsa Istanbul's Precious Metals and Diamond Markets.
The price of Brent crude oil was at $92.6 per barrel as of 7 p.m. local time (1600GMT).
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