Oct 30 Turkey's lira led losses across emerging
markets in Europe, Middle East and Africa on Friday, and was set
for its worst month since the 2018 crisis, weighed by rising
coronavirus cases and uncertainty over the U.S. presidential
Oct 29 Turkey's lira sank for a sixth straight
session on Thursday, leading losses in Europe, Middle East and
Africa, after new coronavirus lockdowns in Europe rattled
sentiment and spurred widespread selling across risk-driven
Shares of Root Inc closed flat in their Nasdaq debut on Wednesday, marking a muted open for the automobile insurance startup after it raised around $724 million in its initial public offering (IPO).
CME Group , the world's biggest futures exchange operator, said on Wednesday third-quarter profit plunged 35% as the ultra-low rate environment, aimed at easing the economic blow of the COVID-19 pandemic, cut demand for some of its top products.
Oct 28 Turkey's lira touched a new low for a
third day on Wednesday as the country's inflation outlook
worsened and a surge in the novel coronavirus and uncertainty
over the U.S. election weighed on other emerging markets in
Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Oct 27 Turkey's lira hit a record low on Tuesday
and most other emerging market currencies in Europe, Middle East
and Africa fell as a rise in coronavirus infections and little
progress in U.S. stimulus talks dampened demand for risk-linked
Oct 26 Turkey's lira hit a record low on Monday
on growing concerns over policy and geopolitical issues, with
other emerging markets in Europe, Middle East and Africa also
retreating as a second wave of coronavirus cases culled demand
for risk-linked assets.
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Oct 23 Turkey's lira hovered around record lows
on Friday after the central bank unexpectedly kept interest
rates on hold, while Russia's rouble was little changed ahead of
a rate decision there.
Oct 22 Turkey's lira was barely moving on
Thursday ahead of an expected interest rate increase by the
central bank, while the Polish zloty dropped in the face of
strict restrictions to contain the coronavirus.