The Turkish lira has dropped more than 15% this year against the US dollar and the government is doing all it can to stem the flow.
- Gulcin Ozkan
- The Conversation
Turkey’s central bank just raised the country’s main interest rate by 1.25 percentage points (to 17.75%) in a bid to stabilise the lira and halt surging inflation.
With elections on the horizon, this is a trying time for the Turkish economy – despite the fact that the…