Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan leaves the Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque in Istanbul after performing the Friday prayer. Photo: Murat Kula / Anadolu Agency via AFP

This week we bargain-hunt in the aftermath of Turkey’s currency plunge. Several Turkish equities offer compelling bargains.

Turkey’s currency collapsed on August 4 and 5, due to the cumulative impact of negative real Turkish interest rates, the nearly complete shutdown of Turkey’s tourist business, and a shrinking economy.

The Turkish central bank lost a third of its foreign exchange reserves this year, despite heavy foreign-currency borrowings from Turkish banks to artificially boost reserve numbers.

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