Tourists find silver lining in Turkey’s lira crash

Tourists wait to enter a Chanel store in Istanbul, Turkey August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Visitors to Turkey flocked to its high-end shops to snap up bargains on Monday, their purchasing power buoyed by a currency crisis as the country‚Äôs lira sank to a record low beyond 7 per dollar. Barely moving lines of mainly Arab tourists snaked outside the Chanel and Louis Vuitton stores in Nisantasi, […]

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