Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US counterpart Donald Trump. Photo: AFP
Tom Holland
Opinion

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Abacus by Tom Holland

Turkey’s crisis shows a deeper disease – and Asia is infected too

The asphyxiating lira is a canary in a coal mine full of developing countries at the mercy of a strengthening dollar. Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and India should all hold their breath

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US counterpart Donald Trump. Photo: AFP
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