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Turkey's currency likely to become election issue

By Dorian Jones

Turkey’s currency has witnessed wild gyrations in the last week or so. At one point, Dorian Jones reports, the lira reached low for the year, falling 5% in one day as financial markets got scared following President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s attack on international investors. But there could also be electoral implicaitons too.

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