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  • East Europe Will Help UniCredit Meet Targets: CEO Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 7:25 AM ET

    Shifting focus to fast-growing Eastern Europe and shedding jobs in the mature Western European markets will ensure that the continent's second-largest bank meets its ambitious growth targets, UniCredit CEO Alessandro Profumo told "Squawk Box Europe" on Wednesday.

  • Emerging Money: Turkey Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | 6:57 PM ET

    With Britain’s Queen Elizabeth’s making her first visit in 37 years, Turkey comes into the spotlight once again. Should you follow the Royals into this growing nation?

  • Oil Falls Back From Record Highs on China Demand Monday, 12 May 2008 | 10:01 AM ET

    Oil slipped from a record high over $126 a barrel Monday as a dip in crude oil imports into No. 2 consumer China stirred concerns high prices were eating into demand.

  • Oil Settles Near $124, Posting Yet Another Record Thursday, 8 May 2008 | 4:38 PM ET

    U.S. crude oil futures ended at a record high on Thursday, fueled by yet another rally in heating oil futures, which hit a new peak.

  • Oil Finishes at New Record Peak Above $123 Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | 3:05 PM ET

    Oil prices climbed to a fresh closing peak of above $123 a barrel despite a big increase in U.S. crude supples.

  • Crude Oil Closes At Record Of Nearly $122 a Barrel Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 1:06 PM ET

    Crude oil prices closed at yet another record of $121.84 a barrel on Tuesday after a forecast that prices will just keep climbing.

  • Why Crude-Oil Prices Just Keep Going Up and Up Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 11:06 AM ET

    Robust demand for crude and a weak dollar have fuelled the rally from a dip below $50 at the start of 2007 to $120 a barrel and above.

  • Oil Jumps Nearly $4 to Record $119.97 Close Monday, 5 May 2008 | 4:37 PM ET
    Oil Refinery

    Crude oil futures leaped to a new all-time high above $120 a barrel, as supply concerns grew and the U.S. dollar weakened against the euro. Retail gasoline and diesel prices eased over the weekend, although pricier oil threatens to push them higher again.

  • Oil Ends Up at $116.32 on Jobs Optimism Friday, 2 May 2008 | 4:48 PM ET

    Oil jumped more than 3 percent to over $116 a barrel Friday, after a report -- showing the U.S. economy lost fewer jobs than feared in April -- eased worries about the country's economic health.

  • Buyout Firms Increasing Hiring in Emerging Markets Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | 12:17 PM ET
    China

    Private equity firms are hiring more staff in emerging markets to keep up with faster growth opportunities in Asia and Eastern Europe.

  • Stock Picks: Turkish Delight Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 12:07 PM ET

    Turkey looks set to be a good investment in the year ahead, as stocks have fallen heavily over the past few months, offering good buying opportunities, while the fundamentals look stronger than previously thought, analysts said on Tuesday.

  • As MIPIM Starts, Opportunity Lies East Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 7:57 AM ET

    The 28,000 delegates can now start to discuss the real issue of the day. Who will throw the most fabulous party? And more importantly: how the devil are they making enough money to pay for it?

  • Buying Opportunities in Dwindling Carry Trades Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 9:05 AM ET
    Dollar and Yen

    The foreign exchange maneuver known as the carry trade looks set to continue unwinding, with bearish investors scared of risks. But buying opportunities might emerge from the trend, analysts told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • It's a Wireless World Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | 7:15 PM ET

    Or at least it will be soon. That's why overseas telcos like Turkcell are practically printing money.

  • Turkish Offensive Flares; Iraq Calls for Withdrawal Sunday, 24 Feb 2008 | 11:21 AM ET

    Iraq's government on Sunday urged Turkey to withdraw its ground forces from northern Iraq, where they are battling Kurdish rebels.

  • Turkey Bombs Kurdish Rebels Inside Iraq Saturday, 23 Feb 2008 | 5:19 PM ET

    Turkish warplanes, helicopters and artillery bombed suspected hideouts of Kurdish rebels in remote, mountainous terrain of northern Iraq Saturday.

  • Turkish Airliner Crashes, All 56 on Board Killed Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 12:52 AM ET

    A Turkish airliner crashed near the town of Isparta in central Turkey on Friday, killing all 56 people on board, officials said.

  • International Investing: Turkey Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 1:18 PM ET

    Turkey has a volatile economy whose growth rate has exceeded 6 percent in many years (and reached 9 percent in 2004), but suffered sharp reversals in 1994, 1999, and 2001.

  • Turkish Stocks Fall 6% on Northern Iraq Concerns Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 3:20 AM ET

    Turkey's main stock index opened 6 percent down on Monday after a major rebel attack on Turkish soldiers increased pressure on the government to launch a cross-border incursion into northern Iraq.

  • Turkish Parliament Greenlights Iraq Incursion Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | 11:38 AM ET
    A Turkish soldier patrols near the Iraq border.

    Turkey's parliament resoundingly approved a motion on Wednesday allowing troops to cross into northern Iraq to crush Kurdish rebels hiding there, brushing aside appeals from the United States and the Baghdad government.