SSAs win as investors bet on lira recovery

Some investors are betting that the Turkish lira’s plunge against the dollar has gone too far, with several taking positions that the currency will improve by buying MTNs from triple-A rated SSAs.

  • By Craig McGlashan
  • 25 Jul 2018

Borrowers are reporting a surge of reverse enquiries for Turkish lira trades as the currency hit record lows against the dollar over the last few months — falling to around TL4.9 to the dollar on Wednesday.

But some on the buy-side appear to have faith that the currency ...

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5 BNP Paribas 11,235.58 17 6.48%

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5 BNP Paribas 28,107.64 70 6.03%

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4 Barclays 61,856.29 245 5.12%
5 Deutsche Bank 54,387.29 174 4.51%