Turkish lira gains advantage against the dollar for the first time since Dec. 1
President Erdoğan's call to switch to the local currency to tackle the increase in value of foreign currencies, received a vast response among Turkish people
"We are taking steps towards trading with Russia, China and Iran with local currencies," he said, ahead of a trip by Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to Russia for meetings on Tuesday.
Move by Turkey's main stock exchange follows President Erdogan's call to support local currency against US dollar
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan called on Turkish citizens on Dec. 2 to convert their foreign exchange into gold or the Turkish Lira, adding that there was no option other than cutting interest rates to spur growth.
These developments will be a footnote to our economy, says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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President Erdoğan spoke at the Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum in Istanbul, and criticised the West for colonial policies in the Middle East and Africa.
President Erdogan and PM Yildirim were at opening ceremony of a new high speed train station that is part of a larger infrastructure project aimed at the 2023 centennial