Turkish lira

Turkish lira hits record low

Turkey’s lira tumbled to a new record low of 8.6 versus the dollar on Friday as it took a hit from global inflation concerns, expectations that the central bank will soon cut rates and worries over possible early elections. The …

Russia firms on hopes of oil cuts

Russia’s rouble firmed for the first time in five days on Monday as oil prices jumped on hopes of prolonged cuts in output, while emerging market stocks jumped to a more than two-year high on signs the economic rebound in China was gaining momentum

Erdogan calls on to dump dollars and use lira

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on citizens to use the Turkish lira instead of the U.S. dollar in transactions. “Leave the dollar and the rest. Let’s turn to our money, the Turkish lira. …