Turkey – Factors to Watch on Dec 8

ISTANBUL, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Here are news, reports and events that may affect Turkish financial markets on Wednesday.

The lira , stood at 13.5500 versus the dollar at 0420 GMT, weaker than a close of 13.4500 on Tuesday. It has lost some 45% of its value against the greenback this year.

The main BIST 100 share index (.XU100) rose 2.78% to 1,981.04 points on Tuesday.

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President Tayyip Erdogan will speak at a meeting with provincial Islamıc clerics (1100 GMT) and then will chair a cabinet meeting, after which he is expected to make a statement (1200 GMT).


French police on Tuesday arrested a suspected member of the hit squad that killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as the man was about to board a flight from Paris to Riyadh, French law enforcement sources said. read more


Ismail Demir, head of the Defence Industries’ Directorate will attend a fair opening and the opening of a factory in Kocaeli (1100 GMT).


Transport Minister Adil Karaismailoglu will attend a symposium (0630 GMT).


Turkey logged 22,687 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, health ministry data showed. Turkey recorded 198 deaths from the virus in the same period.

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