Istanbul stocks have been falling steadily since the first arrests. And the latest political upheavals are causing an outflow of foreign direct investment, upon which Turkey depends.
Turkish media say authorities are questioning the wife and son of a US consulate worker being sought in Istanbul by police. Ankara has also reportedly summoned a US diplomat in a row over visa services.
Turkey's tainted image in the wake of its crackdown on opponents after the failed putsch in the country has had a negative impact on the economy and development prospects. Daniel Heinrich reports from Istanbul.
Turkish stocks and the lira have remained under selling pressure after a failed coup shook the country on Friday, now forcing the central bank to lower interest rates for the fifth consecutive month.
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