Turkish Central Bank to use all tools to calm markets

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Bank says targeted additional liquidity facilities to be phased out amid normalizing economic activity as of early August

Turkey's Central Bank on Thursday said it was ready to use "all available instruments to reduce the excessive volatility in the markets."

In a written statement, the bank declared that fiscal and monetary policies had been successful in containing the effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic on the economy and maintaining the productive capacity in Turkey.

Adding that it was closely monitoring price developments in the market, it pointed out that recent figures suggested that economic recovery from the pandemic's effects had gained pace.

It said that with economic activity normalizing as of early August, current targeted additional liquidity facilities would be phased out.


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