Turkish inflation hits fresh record at 61.1%

People carry a giant Libyan flag at Martyrs' Square during a march commemorating the anniversary of anti-Gadhafi protests in Tripoli, Libya, February 25, 2020. (Photo: AP)

Turkey's inflation hit a new record in March, official data showed on Monday, according to AFP.

Consumer prices accelerated to 61.14 percent at an annual rate, up from 54.4 percent in February, according to the statistics agency.