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  • Turkish Lira Tumbles As Tanks Amass Along Syrian Border

    From zerohedge.com

    After an already painful start for the Turkish lira this year, shedding more than 3.5% of its value against the dollar during the first three days of 2019, and after early this week the lira slid lower amid renewed tensions between the US and Turkey following hopes that the feuding NATO members might finally be setting aside their differences, dashed by Bolton's snub heard round the world by President Erdogan, the lira is now tumbling on fears of further escalation. On Friday Turkey's Anadolu news agency reported Turkey has deployed tanks on the border along Syria's Idlib province. Turkey's defense minister further announced preparations for ... (full story)