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Turkey launches investigation on speculative economy news

Turkish Financial Crimes Investigation Board started investigation on individuals and institutions for making speculative news on Turkish economy.

Eklenme: 13 Ağustos 2018 14:58 - Güncelleme: 13 Ağustos 2018 15:34

Hilal Sari / Istanbul, August 13

Ministry of Treasury and Finance Press counsellor Mehmet Ali Berber made following remarks;

“MASAK started an investigation into people and institutions that spread fake news, such as those claiming that ‘the state will intervene to convert foreign exchange in individual and corporate accounts into Turkish lira’ and ‘it will fix dollar exchange rate’ by abondening floating rate policy, which is a main pillar of the free market.”

Interiror Ministry also announced that judicial investigation has been launched on 346 social media accounts for sharing posts to provoke the rise in the dollar exchange rate.

Turkish Capital Markets Board also warned in a written statement not to accredit such speculative news.

Etiketler : istanbul, Finance, economy
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