Turkish lira advances slightly against dollar following announcement of 3rd intervention this month
Turkey’s Central Bank on Friday intervened in foreign exchange markets for a third time this month, citing “unhealthy price formations.”
Following the bank’s announcement released amid fluctuating foreign exchange rates,the Turkish lira slightly gained ground against the dollar, falling to 13.75 from 13.95.
After the lira saw the level of 14 against the dollar last week,the Central Bank intervened twice in the market by selling the US currency.
Both interventions began as the exchange rate rose above 13.8.
The Central Bank announces foreign exchange interventions to the public on the same day, with the amounts published 15 days later.