Tag Archives: Lira

Massive brawl breaks out in Turkey’s parliament during debate | The Express Tribune

ANKARA: Turkish parliament has been gripped by shouting, insults and brawling this week as lawmakers have debated budgets and policy while the economy reels from a currency crash and inflation spiral. An intense budget debate late Wednesday between Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu and an opposition lawmaker escalated into fisticuffs involving …

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Erdogan orders probe into Turkish lira’s slump | The Express Tribune

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has ordered an investigation into possible currency manipulation after the lira fell sharply to record lows against the dollar this week, the Anadolu news agency reported on Saturday. It said Erdogan had tasked the State Supervisory Council, an auditing agency which reports to the presidency, …

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