Turkish Lawmaker Proposes National Cryptocurrency
Politicians in Turkey are reportedly eyeing on launching the country's proprietary cryptocurrency.
Turkish exchanges OKEx and BtcTurk are onboarding thousands of crypto traders as the lira falters.
Turkey's economic crisis looks to have boosted bitcoin's appeal as a safe-haven asset, pushing it to seven-month highs against the lira.
The initiative is part of Turkey's 11th Development Plan aimed at to reinvigorating the national economy.
Trading volume on Turkey's cryptocurrency exchanges surged Friday as the country's fiat currency plunged to record lows on economic jitters.
Thousands of devices allegedly affected by malware across Egypt, Turkey and Syria.