Investors' options for investing outside the United States have steadily gotten better over the past decade, and it's no longer that difficult to find online brokers who will handle trades for Canadian, Japanese, or Western European markets. It's still not easy to invest in Turkey, though, and that leaves investors with a rather limited menu of options, including the iShares MSCI Turkey ETF (TUR) and Turkey's leading mobile network service provider, Turkcell (TKC).
I am generally not in favor of substituting a company as a country investment, even when an argument can be made that the country's fortunes and the company's success are tied relatively closely together. So setting aside the scarcity of Turkish investment...
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