Turkey's Borsa Istanbul ends Monday up
BIST 100 gains 32.4 points from Friday's close
Turkey's benchmark stock index closed Monday at 1,808.79 points, up 1.82% from the previous close.
Starting the day at 1,788.40 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index gained 32.38 points from the previous close of 1,776.41 points.
The index's lowest value during the day was 1,776.77 points, while its daily high was 1,811.87 points.
The total market value of the BIST 100 was around 1.46 trillion Turkish liras (some $121 billion) by market close, with a daily trading volume of 28.8 billion Turkish liras ($2.3 billion).
During the day, 77 stocks on the index rose, 18 fell, and five were flat compared to Friday's close.
The highest trading volumes were posted by flag carrier Turkish Airlines, polyester producer Sasa, and private lender Garanti BBVA.
Defense company Aselsan was the best performer, with its shares up 9.96%, while stocks of participation lender Albaraka saw the sharpest drop, 3.59%.
The price of one ounce of gold was $1,789.50 by market close, down from $1,805.80 at Friday's close.
The price of Brent crude oil was around $73.65 per barrel as of 13.00 p.m. local time (1000GMT) on Monday.