Moves by Turkey to stymie activity in the money markets in an apparent attempt to halt short selling in the currency has added to investor concerns. Photograph: Reuters

Fears that Turkey is burning through its holdings of dollars to stem a plunge in the lira ahead of national elections at the weekend drove the currenc(...)

An image of Mustafa Kemal Attaturk, Turkey’s founder, sits on a 100 Turkish lira banknote in a currency exchange in Istanbul. Turkey’s lira plunged to a new record low as the central bank’s inertia exacerbates market concerns, fueling a selloff by Japanese investors.  Photographer: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

Turkey’s lira plunged to a new record as the central bank’s inertia exacerbates market concerns, fueling a selloff by Japanese investors. The currenc(...)

Turkish lira has fallen sharply after voters denied the ruling AK party a majority government for the first time since 2002.

Turkey’s lira weakened to an all-time low and stocks plunged after voters denied the ruling AK Party a majority government for the first time since 2(...)

Istanbul’s iconic Bosphorus Bridge linking Asia and Europe

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