Business Turkey


  • How have emerging markets fared in 1st quarter?

    CNBC looks at how emerging markets including Brazil, Turkey and Russia have performed in the first quarter of 2016.

  • *Russia- Turkey relations sour over downed plane. *Turkish firms quit Russia as sanctions imposed. MOSCOW, March 30- Four months after President Vladimir Putin accused Ankara of a "stab in the back", Turkish business executives in Russia are getting used to saying hasty goodbyes.

  • ANKARA, March 29- The number of foreign visitors coming to Turkey tumbled 10 percent in February, the biggest drop in a decade, data showed on Tuesday, as widening security concerns ate into a major source of revenue for the economy. Turkey has been hit by a spate a bomb attacks this year, including two blamed on Islamic State in Istanbul, its biggest city and...

  • Gold bars

    Gold edged up on Monday, as the dollar retreated after weaker-than-expected U.S. data.

  • Political pressure on the Turkish central bank

    Lubomir Mitov, chief central and Eastern Europe economist at Unicredit, talks about the political pressure being placed on Turkey's central bank.

  • Turkey says Brussels bomber was deported in 2015

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports from Brussels on the latest news about the terror attacks.

  • *Turkey suffers for bomb attacks this year. *British look to Spain, U.S., Cuba. ANKARA, March 23- Suicide bombings in Istanbul, a row with the Kremlin and hard times for the Russian middle class- all these factors spell trouble for Turkey's tourist industry and its wider economy.

  • WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23 VADUZ, Liechtenstein- Germany's Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann speaks at the Finance Forum. SEOUL- Bank of Korea's monetary policy committee members will join reporters in a media luncheon at the central bank- 0300 GMT. THURSDAY, MARCH 24 ANKARA- Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey holds monetary policy meeting SEOUL- Bank of Korea...

  • Flowers and a candle for the victims of today's Brussels attacks, are placed on the steps of the Belgian embassy in Berlin, Germany, March 22, 2016.

    Attacks on the Brussels airport and metro system undermine recent signs that EU countries are better off together, says Reuters columnist John Foley.

  • LESBOS, Greece, March 22- The United Nations refugee agency said on Monday it would not operate in "detention centres" on the Greek island of Lesbos for migrants and refugees arriving from Turkey, dealing a blow to the European Union's agreement with Ankara last week. The deal, in effect since Sunday, is aimed at putting new arrivals in Greece who seek asylum on a...

  • LONDON, March 22- British holiday company Thomas Cook said customers were delaying booking holidays, uncertain of making plans as they see previously popular destinations such as Turkey as less safe. An attack on tourists in Istanbul in January caused demand for trips to Turkey to plunge, while last year there were also attacks in Paris, Egypt and Tunisia, making...

  • LONDON, March 22- British holiday company Thomas Cook said bookings were lower than last year due to uncertain geopolitical conditions, but prices were holding up and it was sticking with its annual guidance. Thomas Cook said summer bookings were 5 percent lower than last year as customers organized their holidays later, in a continuation of a pattern it...

  • Police secure the area following a suicide bombing in a major shopping and tourist district in central Istanbul March 19, 2016.

    Four people were killed and at least 36 wounded in a suicide bombing on a central shopping district in Istanbul, Turkey's largest city.

  • MOSCOW, March 18- Turkey's Renaissance Construction has won a tender to build a terminal and tunnel at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, Mikhail Vasilenko, Sheremetyevo's chief executive, said on Friday. The choice of a Turkish firm is unusual because Moscow imposed sanctions on Ankara after Turkey downed a Russian warplane near the Turkish-Syrian border in...

  • Will Turkey solve Europe's migrant crisis?

    Alex White, regional director for Europe at The Economist Intelligence Unit, says the deal between Turkey and the EU is a stopgap solution.

  • Emergency workers respond at the scene of the explosion in Ankara.

    Kurdish militants on Thursday claimed a suicide bombing in Ankara this week, while Germany shut down its diplomatic missions in Turkey.

  • Housing prices in Australasia rose the most last year, with both Australia and New Zealand seeing climbs exceeding 10 percent, Knight Frank said Friday.

  • If confirmed, the indictments would be the latest move against the parent firm of Turkey's biggest media group. His Dogan Holding owns titles including leading newspaper Hurriyet, and broadcaster CNN Turk and mainstream television channel Kanal D. Dogan Holding said the allegations were unfounded.

  • The relationship between Russia and Turkey

    Otilia Dhand, vice president of Teneo Intelligence, discusses Russia's changing approach to diplomatic relations with Turkey.

  • BRUSSELS, March 16- Following is a draft EU statement with Turkey circulated by European Council President Donald Tusk to EU member states on Wednesday and seen by Reuters. The Members of the European Council expressed their deepest condolences to the people of Turkey following the bomb attack in Ankara on Sunday and reiterated their continued support to...