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USD/TRY Rises as Tensions Between USA & Turkey Flare

The Turkish lira fell against the US dollar today after geopolitical tensions between the United States and Turkey flared.

Turkish Lira Opens Sharply Lower After Sacking of Central Bank’s Chief

The Turkish lira opened sharply lower today compared to the Friday’s close after the news that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sacked central bank’s governor Murat Cetinkaya, giving the office to his deputy instead.

Slowing Inflation & Prospects for Interest Rate Cuts Don’t Prevent Turkish Lira from Rising

The Turkish lira rose today despite slowing inflation and prospects for interest rate cuts from the nation’s central bank.

USD/TRY Trades above 5.80, Bouncing After Falling to Almost 5.70

The USD/TRY currency pair rebounded after falling earlier today. The previous rally of the Turkish lira was a result of many positive factors.

Turkish Lira Gains on US Dollar Despite Unfavorable Data

The Turkish lira gained on the US dollar today. That is surprising considering that macroeconomic data released in Turkey during the trading session was unfavorable.

Turkey Attempts to Defend Lira, Currency Remains Soft

The Turkish lira remains soft despite attempts of policy makers to prop up the currency.

Turkish Lira Falls for Seventh Session After Central Bank Disappoints

The Turkish lira fell today, extending its decline for the seventh consecutive trading session, after Turkey’s central bank disappointed market participants by yesterday’s monetary policy statement.

Turkish Lira Bounces After Erdogan Warns Speculators

The Turkish lira rose against the US dollar, rebounding after Friday’s huge slump, today after Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned investors speculating against the currency that they will be punished. The bounce was limited, though, and currently the lira is trimming its gains.

Turkish Lira Rallies After Central Bank Hikes Policy Rate

The Turkish lira gained today after the nation’s central bank increase some of its interest rates and talked about possibility of more hikes in the future.

Turkish Lira Rebounds After Four Sessions of Losses

The Turkish lira remained extremely volatile, rising today after four consecutive sessions of losses.

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