may be in hot water in Turkey. Dow Jones
' Joe Parkinson reports
that SPK (the capital-markets regulator in Turkey) is investigating the Templeton Asset Management
] after he said a week ago in a TV interview that he thought Turkey's stock would drop by "15 percent to 20 percent" by the end of 2010.
Lawyers told the wire service that Mobius would only face penalties if SPK can prove that the prediction was a lie and that Mobius would make money off of such a drop. The Istanbul stock exchange fell 3.1 percent the day after Mobius' remarks.
Neil Anderson, Managing Editor
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