Business Turkey

  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 BUDAPEST- Hungarian Business Leaders Forum's Financial Summit 18 conference, titled "Breakout Brexit" JAKARTA- Indonesia central bank interest rate decision- 0700 GMT ANKARA- Turkey central bank monetary policy meeting- 1100 GMT PRETORIA- South African Reserve Bank interest rate decision- 1300 GMT CAIRO- Central bank of Egypt monetary...

  • TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 BUENOS AIRES- Sweden's Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will hold a speech on cash usage in Sweden and the Riksbank's role in promoting an efficient payments system at a conference arranged by the central bank of Argentina- 1145 GMT BUDAPEST- Hungarian central bank rate-setting meeting- 1200 GMT ABUJA- Central bank of Nigeria interest...

  • ISTANBUL— With summer drawing to a close, Turkey is counting the cost of a tough year that saw a string of terrorist bombings and the fallout from a diplomatic spat with Moscow that cut deep into the country's crucial tourist trade. Russia was Turkey's second-largest tourist market with 4.5 million people visiting places like Turkey's tourism capital Antalya...

  • *Syria says U.S.-led jets hit its position in Deir al-Zor. BEIRUT/ MOSCOW, Sept 17- U.S.-led coalition air strikes killed dozens of Syrian soldiers on Saturday, Russia and a monitoring group said, putting a U.S.-Russian brokered ceasefire in jeopardy and prompting an emergency U.N. Security Council meeting. The United States military said the coalition stopped...

  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 LONDON- Kenya-UK Trade and Investment Forum featuring Kenya central bank Governor Patrick Njoroge, Kenya Finance Minister Henry Rotich and Foreign Minister Amina Mohamed. Speakers: Hungarian central bank Governor Gyorgy Matolcsy, Deputy Governor Marton Nagy, Hungarian Banking Association Chairman Mihaly Patai and Hungarian...

  • BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand monetary policy committee meeting- 0730 GMT. ZAGREB- Croatia National Bank monetary policy meeting. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 LONDON- Kenya-UK Trade and Investment Forum featuring Kenya central bank Governor Patrick Njoroge, Kenya Finance Minister Henry Rotich and Foreign Minister Amina Mohamed.

  • TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 OSTRAVA, Czech Republic- Czech National Bank Governor Jiri Rusnok to give a lecture on "Monetary policy in the years 2017-2018: exit and developments beyond"- 0800 GMT. ECB governing council member Ewald Nowotny, Sveriges Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley, Argentina central bank Governor Federico Sturzenegger, People's Bank of...

  • MOSCOW, Sept 10- Russia plans to sign an agreement with Turkey next month on the implementation of the Turkish Stream gas export pipeline project, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak was quoted as saying on Saturday. Talks on the project were halted last year after Turkey shot down a Russian air force jet and Russia retaliated with trade sanctions but since...

  • MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 TORONTO- Toronto Global Forum- An international conference which fosters dialog on national and global issues, held under the auspices of the International Economic Forum of the Americas. Speakers: Panama Finance Minister Dulcidio de la Guardia, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and World Bank Managing...

  • *Downgrade threatened Poland awaiting rating review. LONDON, Sept 9- Emerging market stocks had a bumpy landing on Friday after an otherwise strong weak, as a nuclear test by North Korea rattled Asia and the ECB dashed eastern Europe's hopes of another quick lift from its stimulus. Poland and Turkey were high on investors' agenda as Warsaw waited on a crucial...

  • Delta Chief Financial Officer Paul Jacobson said on a conference call with investors that the airline expected a $150 million drop in pretax income due to a power outage that shut down computer systems in August. The Atlanta- based airline has not canceled a single flight in the past 10 days, Jacobson said. The airline said capacity growth in the United States, its...

  • Fallout from the outage reduced pretax income by $150 million, or 1.5 percentage points, the company said. Atlanta- based Delta also said it expected a measure that compares sales to flight capacity to decline about 7 percent in the quarter from a year earlier, with one point stemming from the outage. For months, extra flights from rivals and attacks from Paris to...

  • *Saudi, Russia and Iran indicate more flexibility. LONDON/ SINGAPORE, Sept 6- Iran signaled on Tuesday it was prepared to work with Saudi Arabia and Russia to prop up oil prices as Tehran began to bargain with OPEC on possible exemptions from output limits. Iran has been the main factor preventing an output deal between OPEC and non-OPEC Russia as Tehran argued it...

  • Leif-Erik Holm of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) populist party waves after election results gave his party 21.5 percent of the vote in state elections in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.

    Angela Merkel suffered a defeat in German regional elections on her home turf as voters voted for the anti-immigrant AfD party, the FT reports.

  • ANKARA, Sept 2- Turkey appointed an academic who previously worked at Citigroup and HSBC in London as a deputy central bank governor, the official gazette said on Friday. Emrah Sener joined the central bank from Istanbul's Ozyegin University. In April, Turkey appointed Murat Cetinkaya as its central bank governor, the first from an Islamic finance background.

  • Russia claims it killed top ISIS leader

    The Kremlin claims one of its airstrikes over Aleppo took out the second-highest ranking commander of the terror group.

  • BRASILIA- Brazil central bank holds monetary policy committee meeting SARAJEVO- The President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti will visit Bosnia and Herzegovina. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31 BEIJING- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren participates in panel before the "Business Cycles, Financial...

  • CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses the latest developments out of Turkey, as the country straddles potential conflicts of interest concerning its relations with the U.S., Russia and Iran.

  • How is Turkey dealing with Assad and Syria?

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on Turkey's military action in Syria and how it may affect relations with the U.S.

  • SATURDAY, AUGUST 27 SEOUL- South Korea Finance Minister Yoo Il-ho meets his Japanese counterpart Taro Aso- 0730 GMT. MONDAY, AUGUST 29 JOHANNESBURG- South African Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Daniel Mminele and Bundesbank executive board member Andreas Dombret will brief the media on the bilateral cooperation between the central banks of South Africa and...