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Turkey | Turkish Lira Steady After Turkey Launches Syria Offensive

The Turkish lira was steady against the dollar early on Thursday after Turkish troops launched a ground operation against a Kurdish forces in northeast Syria overnight.

The lira was quoted at 5.8671/5.8716 against dollar at 04:21 GMT, compared with a day earlier close of 5.8679. It weakened 0.5 percent on Wednesday when the operation began with air strikes.