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Is Turkey’s economy getting the medicine it needs?

The unexpected re-acceleration in Turkish GDP growth in Q4 challenges the view that aggressive monetary tightening delivered over the second half of last year is rebalancing the economy. If inflation data next week surprise to the upside, interest rate hikes could be brought back onto the table. The strength in the economy also suggests that fiscal policy may have to do more of the heavy lifting going forward. 

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