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Turkish Assets Held by Foreigners Reach Record, Dunya Reports

August 23, 2012

Turkish assets held by foreigners including stocks and bonds reached a record high at $126.8 billion as of Aug. 3, Dunya newspaper reported, citing central bank, government and stock exchange data.

Foreign investors have added $31.9 billion to their holdings of Turkish assets via so-called ``hot money" inflows so far this year, the Istanbul-based newspaper reported.

To contact the reporter on this story: Selcuk Gokoluk in Istanbul at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Gavin Serkin at

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