Acting deputy governor appointed in Turkey

The Turkish government has appointed Cigdem Kose, general director of the central bank's markets department, as acting deputy governor after a vice governor retired, the bank said.

"State Minister Ali Babacan deemed it appropriate that Markets General Director Cigdem Kose serve as deputy governor ... until a permanent deputy governor is appointed," the central bank said in a statement.

The government said on Monday 3 April that it expected to send its new nomination for the post of central bank