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  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Sept 14 Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank holds monetary policy meeting. Speakers:- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor Urjit Patel, Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso, Indonesia Finance Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro and IMF Monetary and Capital Markets Department Division Chief Ulric...

  • Police in Ankara searched 23 companies belonging to Koza Ipek Holding over suspicion of providing financial assistance to the movement led by Fethullah Gulen, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported. Koza Ipek Holding owns opposition television stations Bugun TV and Kanal Turk, the Bugun and Millet newspapers and other business interests.

  • *Sees risk of a bigger fallout from China on Europe. TOKYO, Sept 1- Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday it would be beneficial for this week's meeting of the Group of 20 major economies to discuss what is going on in China's economy. China is Japan's biggest trading partner.

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Sept 12 Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    ZURICH- Swiss National Bank head Thomas Jordan addresses a business gathering- 1600 GMT. REYKJAVIK- Launch of Economic Survey of Iceland 2015. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks on the economic outlook before the Forecasters Club of New York- 1710 GMT. TOKYO- Japan Economics Minister Akira Amari speaks at a seminar at...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Sept 10 Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    EDINBURGH, Scotland- Bank of England's Executive Director of Prudential Policy David Rule at the Credit Scoring and Credit Control XIV Conference, University of Edinburgh. REYKJAVIK- Launch of Economic Survey of Iceland 2015. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks on the economic outlook before the Forecasters Club of New...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Sept 9 Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 8:00 PM ET

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development President Sir Suma Chakrabarti and prime ministers of Italy, Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia and Albania to attend. PARIS- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure speaks at the...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Sept 7 Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    MANNHEIM, Germany- European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio speaks at the ECB session "Effects of non-standard monetary policy measures: evidence and challenges" at the 30th Annual Congress of the European Economic Association- 1040 GMT. MANNHEIM, Germany- European Central Bank Chief Economist Peter Praet speaks at the session "The Euro crisis...

  • By Ercan Gurses and Orhan Coskun. ANKARA, Aug 21- President Tayyip Erdogan and the ruling AK Party will keep their grip on power when an interim government is formed next week to lead Turkey to a snap election, with the cabinet set to be dominated by loyalists. The AK Party, founded by Erdogan, lost its majority in a June 7 election for the first time since coming to power...

  • ANKARA, Aug 20- Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu made a last-ditch call for Turkey's political parties to agree a working government on Thursday, three days before a deadline that would otherwise see President Tayyip Erdogan call a snap election. Turkey's politicians have until Aug. 23 to agree a working government or else Erdogan could call for an interim,...

  • ANKARA, Aug 20- Turkey's election commission has proposed that any snap parliamentary election should be held on Nov. 1, officials of the ruling AK Party said on Thursday, reinforcing the sense that a re-vote is inevitable after June's poll yielded no working majority. AKP officials said the High Election Board had proposed Nov. 1 as the date.

  • Turkey heads towards fresh elections Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 2:55 AM ET
    Turkey heads towards fresh elections

    CNBC’s Hadley Gamble explains how Turkish politics will play out in fresh elections announced by President Erdogan.

  • Security concerns raised in Turkey, Egypt Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 1:35 AM ET
    Security concerns raised in Turkey, Egypt

    CNBC’s Hadley Gamble comments on the recent uptick in violence across Egypt and Turkey.

  • ISTANBUL, Aug 19- Turkey's lira plumbed a new record low against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday after attacks in Istanbul and the southeast and as the central bank failed to assuage investor concerns about its independence. The lira has lost around 20 percent of its value against the dollar so far this year, making it one of the worst performing emerging market...

  • ISTANBUL, Aug 19- Turkey's lira plumbed a new record low against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday after the central bank failed to assuage investor concerns about its ability to defy political pressure and lift rates. The lira has lost around 19 percent of its value against the dollar so far this year, making it one of the worst performing emerging market currencies...

  • *Russia, South Africa, other emerging CDS keep rising. LONDON, Aug 17- An emerging market rout kept Russia's rouble, Malaysia's ringgit, Turkey's lira and Israel's shekel under fire on Monday, as another 1 percent drop for EM stocks left them at an almost four-year low. Russia's rouble also touched a six-month low as another drop in oil prices- crude is Russia's'...

  • ANKARA, Aug 12- Sidelined on his island prison, the one man who might have helped quell a surge in violence in Turkey's Kurdish southeast appears increasingly powerless as a three-year-old peace process teeters on the brink of collapse. Abdullah Ocalan, whose Kurdistan Workers Party first took up arms against the Turkish state in 1984, had been Ankara's main...

  • Turkey: Snap election likely in 2015? Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 4:40 AM ET
    Turkey: Snap election likely in 2015?

    Ege Seçkin, country risk analyst at IHS, says there's an connection between the intensification of fighting in Turkey and the situation on the political scene.

  • Odds of a coalition in Turkey are down: Economist Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 1:30 AM ET
    Odds of a coalition in Turkey are down: Economist

    Lubomir Mitov, chief economist for central and eastern Europe at UniCredit, discusses the political and economic situation in Turkey.

  • Turkey's security has worsened sharply: Expert Monday, 10 Aug 2015 | 11:15 AM ET
    Turkey's security has worsened sharply: Expert

    Jonathan Friedman of Stroz Friedberg talks about Turkey's geopolitical strategy, following a wave of attacks in the country.

  • Turkish authorities on high alert Monday, 10 Aug 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    Turkish authorities on high alert

    Gunmen have attacked the U.S. consulate in Istanbul among a wave of attacks in Turkey.