Trump, who doubled steel and aluminium tariffs on Turkey, said the steel tariffs have kicked in the aluminium tariffs will take effect soon.
Turkey has proven a key ally for Qatar over the past year, helping the tiny Gulf nation ride out a more than 14-month blockade by its powerful neighbors, including Saudi Arabia, with which it shares its only land border.
One currency trader said Friday's lira weakness was driven by "the new US sanctions threat and the S&P decision, with position-closing in markets ahead of the public holiday".
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A USA dollar banknote is seen on top of 50 and 100 Turkish lira banknotes in this picture illustration in Istanbul, Turkey August 14, 2018.
Turkey's lira fell once again after the trade minister, Ruhsar Pekcan, said Friday that her government would respond to any new trade duties, which U.S. President Donald Trump threatened in an overnight tweet.
"The corporate backdrop remains very strong in the USA and I don't see that changing", said Richard Saldanha, equity fund manager at Aviva Investors.
Trump has called Brunson's detention a "total disgrace".
Following the Qatar news, the lira firmed briefly to 5.8699 from 6.04 to the dollar, before easing back to 6.0500 by 1658 GMT.
On Thursday, Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak assured worldwide investors on a conference call that the country would emerge stronger from its currency crisis and that its banks were healthy.
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The currency lost almost 40 percent against the dollar this year, driven by worries over President Erdogan's growing influence on the economy and his repeated calls for lower interest rates despite high inflation.
The lira sank to an unprecedented 7.24 to the dollar on Monday, drawing expert warnings that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) had to intervene before it was too late. Gross external debt as of the end of June totalled US$466.7 billion, or more than half of GDP, and nearly 70 per cent of that is owed by the private sector, which had been encouraged to borrow by government loan guarantees.
While many experts had predicted that Erdogan would back down to save ties with the United States, the Turkish president's moves over the past days have indicated otherwise.
Turkey's foreign minister said Ankara did not want any problems with Washington.
"You act on one side as a strategic partner but on the other you fire bullets into the foot of your strategic partner", Erdogan said. "Can such a thing be accepted?"
He has also warned Ankara could start looking for new allies, as well as new markets.
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"Turkey has taken advantage of the United States for many years", Trump tweeted.