Uncertainty over second term for Serdengecti

Turkish economists are asking whether the government will give central bank governor Sureyya Serdengecti a second five-year term to avoid any turmoil in financial markets.

Serdengecti gave little away in an interview with the Radikal daily newspaper this week, merely saying the government would decide whether to extend his period in office as is the case all over the world. The cabinet appoints the governor and can by law reappoint him for a second five-year term.

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