Google Bitcoin searches jump 500% in Turkey as Lira weakens

posted 10 months ago
Google searches for bitcoin grew exponentially in Turkey following a sudden wave of economic uncertainty and volatility in the region.

The news comes after Turkey’s President Erdoğan ousted the country’s central bank head, Naci Ağbal, on March 22. According to data sourced directly from Google Trends, interest in bitcoin spiked over 500% around the same time the lira nosedived by 15%.
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