22.12.2011 - Lira seen leading world currencies in 2012, reversing slump
The lira, the second-worst performing currency after South Africas rand this year, will lead global gains in the first half of 2012 as Turkey pares its record current-account deficit, according to the median of estimates from more than 20 banks on Bloomberg. The lira is set to rally 4.4 percent by the end of June for the biggest gain against the dollar among 33 global currencies ranked by Bloomberg, the survey shows. The lira will be the first to benefit from a revival of risk appetite as the European debt crisis is expected to be resolved by March, Benoit Anne, chief emerging-market strategist at Societe Generale SA in London, said in e-mailed comments...............................................Full Article: Source
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