Instability casts cloud over Turkish economy


While neighbouring economies in Europe have struggled in recent years, Turkey has enjoyed a rapidly growing economy, with the tourism industry flourishing and wages rising.

But as violent protests spread across the country last week, many business took a financial hit and the country's stock market plunged.

The government has been quick to dismiss the idea that the demonstrations could spark a "Turkish Spring", but is it now set for tougher times?

Simon Atkinson reports.

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