After hitting a 2-day high of 1.6715 at around 4:05 am ET, the US currency ticked down against its Turkish counterpart in New York trading on Wednesday. The greenback slipped to 1.6509 versus the lira by about 10:05 am ET, compared to Tuesday's closing value of 1.6535. At present, the dollar-lira pair is trading at 1.6601.

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