Turkish lira slides after U.S. Senate passes sanctions bill
Dec 18 2019 11:22 Gmt+3
Last Updated On: Dec 18 2019 02:15 Gmt+3
Turkey’s lira fell, plumbing its weakest levels in two months, after the U.S. Senate approved economic sanctions against Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defence missiles.
The lira dropped by 0.5 percent to 5.91 per dollar at 10:55 a.m. in Istanbul, taking losses this week to almost 2 percent.
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