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'Just insane.' Turkey stuns markets by cutting rate despite soaring inflation

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Turkey's central bank announced another interest rate cut on Thursday, reducing its key rate to 13% from 14%. The central bank cited the "weakening effects of geopolitical risks" The Turkish lira dipped against the US dollar on the back of the news. But consumers in Turkey will likely be even more concerned about 80% year-on-year inflation figures.
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Turkey lowers interest rate even as inflation soars to 80%

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Turkey lowers interest rate even as inflation soars to 80%

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Turkey shocks markets with rate cut despite inflation near 80%

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'Just insane.' Turkey stuns markets by cutting rate despite soaring inflation

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Turkey lowers interest rate even as inflation soars to 80%

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