Turkey ETF Still Vulnerable to Risks of US Sanctions

Turkey country-specific ETF could continue to weaken as the country’s military actions into Syria persist if U.S. congressional leaders enact sanctions that would further weaken the lira currency and drag on the developing economy. The iShares MSCI Turkey ETF (TUR B+) was flat Thursday after breaking below its long-term support at the 200-day simple moving average in the previous session. The lira currency, which previously suffered through a crisis a year ago partly as a result of U.S. sanctions and tariffs, dipped to its weakest level in almost four months…