Turkish Lira Slides as Blasts Risk Deepening Political Tension

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  • Bombings mark increase in violence before November vote
  • Lira has second-biggest decline among emerging markets

A woman cries at the scene of yesterday's attack outside main train station in Ankara, Turkey on Oct. 11.

Photographer: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Turkey’s lira declined for a second day and bonds fell as bombings in Ankara threatened to ratchet up political tension before elections next month.

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