Business Turkey

  • Borsa Istanbul to have 'state of the art' tech: CEO

    Ibrahim Turhan, chairman and CEO at Borsa Istanbul, says that Nasdaq OMX's equity stake in the Turkish exchange will allow it to improve IT infrastructure and anchor Istanbul as a "financial hub" in the region.

  • Emerging markets' currencies to 'stabilize' quickly?

    Bhanu Baweja, global head emerging markets research at UBS, discusses emerging markets currencies as the Turkish lira fell to a record low against the dollar and euro.

  • Hit to emerging markets; Invest in Turkey?

    What the Finance Minister of Turkey had to say about the country's economy, and how to play the problems in emerging markets, with Sammy Simnegar, Fidelity portfolio manager, and Geoff Dennis, UBS head of global e.m. equity strategy.

  • Should Puerto Rico be allowed to borrow?

    Puerto Rico is under pressure from ratings agencies to prove they can borrow money or face a downgrade, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • The world's next powerhouses

    Jim O'Neill, former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, explains why he likes the markets of Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey.

  • Will Turkey ever become a EU member?

    Jonathan Friedman, political risk analyst at Control Risks, says the European Union's concerns over Turkey are "real and long-standing", as Turkey's prime minister travels to Brussels.

  • Could see a 'falling out' on Erdogan's trip to Brussels: Pro

    Anthony Skinner, director and head of MENA at Maplecroft, says Turkey and the European Union could "fall out" during high-profile talks this week.

  • Turkey: Opposition is 'utterly hopeless'

    Wolfango Piccoli, managing director at Teneo Intelligence, expects the Turkish leading party to survive the political crisis and be re-elected in the upcoming elections, but says its popularity will be severely hit.

  • Turkey: Risks are 'on the downside'

    Olgay Buyukkayali, emerging market strategist at Nomura, says the latest political crisis in Turkey will hit growth.

  • Turkey protests Prime Minister

    A massive bribery scandal involving the construction industry is threatening Turkey's Prime Minister. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports.

  • How to invest in Turkey

    Plamen Monovski, head of emerging Europe at Renaissance Asset Managers, explains that while financial markets in Turkey have been "hit hard", there are some interesting long-term opportunities.

  • Negative taper impact to emerging markets?

    Tapering of QE might not affect emerging markets much, Gemma Godfrey of Brooks Macdonald Asset Management says.

  • Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

    A Reuters study found that Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei controls a massive financial empire built from property seizures from ordinary Iranians.

  • Turkey's EU membership prospects

    James Ker-Lindsay, Senior Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science is skeptical that Turkey will ever join the European Union.

  • Turkey connected its European and Asian sides with a railway tunnel under the Bosporus, completing a plan initially proposed by an Ottoman sultan.

  • Time to bet on Turkish banks?

    Apostolos Bantis, credit analyst at Commerzbank, says that while Turkish banks have underperformed European peers over the summer months, the worse is over for them now.

  • Aviation Industry Corporation of China employees hold a model of the JF-17 fighter jet at an aviation expo in Beijing, Sept. 28, 2013.

    China is establishing itself as a credible competitor in the global weapons market. The NYT reports.

  • Time to buy risky assets: Pro

    David Kotok, Chairman & CIO at Cumberland Advisors says time is ripe to invest in risky assets as Europe turns a corner and some EMs look like a buy on dips.

  • Doing a deal with the Chinese rather than with Europe or the U.S. has multiple advantages for Turkey, experts said.

  • Syria: is Russia changing its tune?

    NBC's Jim Maceda reports from Turkey how the situation in Syria has impacted the country and how Putin's comments are "potentially a breakthrough".