The Turkish Lira has responded to the murder of the Russian Ambassador


About the attack on the Russian Ambassador in Turkey, it became known at about 19:00 GMT. By this time the dollar was worth 3.5 Lira. 21:12 GMT, the dollar was worth 3,53 TL. Thus, the dollar rose against the Turkish Lira by 0.86%.

The attack occurred in the modern art center in Ankara, where Charles attended the opening of the exhibition. The killer shot him when he gave a speech from the podium. From the received wounds the Ambassador died. According to Turkish channel NTV, in addition to the Ambassador injured three people.

Moscow classifies the incident as a terrorist attack. According to the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, the murder of Charles will be put on the agenda before the members of the UN Security Council.

The Lira since the second half of the year will experience high volatility. Since the attempted coup in July, it depreciated against the dollar by approximately 18.5%. On the course and had the pressure of November’s US presidential election, the surprising results which led to the sale of currencies of developing countries, and the statements of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan monetary policy in the country in early December.

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