Turkey aims to complete Halkbank SPO this year, or in 2013-finmin

ANKARA, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Friday that Turkey aimed to complete a secondary public offering (SPO) of state owned lender Halkbank this year or in 2013.

However, the offering could be postponed if conditions unfavourable, Simsek said at a news conference in Ankara.

(Reporting by Orhan Coskun, Writing by Seda Sezer)

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