Turkey ETF Jumps as Central Bank Sharply Hikes Rates

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The Turkey country-specific ETF climbed Thursday after the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey aggressively hiked interest rates by 6.25 percentage points in a bid to clamp down on runaway inflation and prop up its lira currency. The iShares MSCI Turkey ETF (NasdaqGM: TUR) advanced 5.9% Thursday. TUR has plunged 50.2% year-to-date. Defying President [...]

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