Lebanese pound hits new low despite govt efforts, sparking protests

BEIRUT - The Lebanese pound sank to a record low on the black market on Thursday despite the authorities' attempts to halt the plunge of the crisis-hit country's currency, sparking a flare-up in anti-government protests.

Lebanese pound hits new low despite govt efforts, sparking protests
BEIRUT - The Lebanese pound sank to a record low on the black market on Thursday despite the authorities' attempts to halt the plunge of the crisis-hit country's currency, sparking a flare-up in anti-government protests.