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Turkey's currency likely to become election issue

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Turkish Lira banknotes
Turkish Lira banknotes Reuters/Murad Sezer/Illustration/File Photo

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.