Turkish central bank could move to Istanbul

"It would take a new law to move the Central Bank of Turkey from Ankara to Istanbul. If the parliament approves such a draft law, the central bank moves to Istanbul," Turkish central bank governor Durmus Yilmaz has said.

Yilmaz was in the southeastern city of Malatya attending a conference sponsored by the Malatya Chamber of Commerce.

Yilmaz pointed out that "there are many things to be done aside from moving the central bank to Istanbul."

"If the government increases public expenditures in an