ISTANBUL Confidence in Turkey's economy fell by the most in a decade in September with a 15.4 percent tumble, official data showed on Thursday, reinforcing concerns about a sharp slowdown as the once star emerging market combats a currency crisis.
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ISTANBUL Turkey's lira fell as much as 2 percent on Tuesday, erasing all its gains since the central bank's rate hike last week, as investors took a cautious tack before the government announces its three-year plan this week.
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