Business Turkey

  • Lira Top for Competitiveness: Turkish Minister

    Mehmet Simsek, Turkey's finance minister, discusses the Turkish lira, and says it's one of the "most competitive" and "least volatile" emerging markets currency.

  • More Protests Break Out in Brazil

    Protesters in Brazil demand an end to corruption and social inequity, and Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan defends tactics used by police to break up clashes with protesters in Istanbul, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Investing Outside the US

    Is there any reason to invest outside of the U.S.? David Riedel, Riedel Research Group, and Michael Purves, Weeden & Co., share their opinions.

  • Emerging Markets & Violence

    Discussing the mass protests in Brazil and Indonesia and the silent vigils held in Turkey after protesters clashed with police, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, and Niall Ferguson, Harvard economist.

  • Trouble in Turkey Continues Over the Weekend

    Turkish unions are calling for a strike to protest last week's police crackdown on demonstrators, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Turkish Unions Go on Strikes

    NBC's Richard Engel, discusses the strikes in Turkey that will see some labor unions marching in Istanbul and how it will make it more difficult for the Prime Minister to argue protesters are "terrorists".

  • Turkish stocks dropped 1.7 percent and benchmark bond yields rose to 6.51 percent on Monday from 6.21 percent on Friday.

  • What a Wild Week That Was!

    "Power Lunch" panel Kayla Tausche, Robert Frank, Kate Kelly, and Eamon Javers look back at this past week's top news stories, including turmoil in Turkey, Rupert Murdoch's divorce announcement, and President Obama's expensive trip to Africa.

  • Invest in Mexican Bonds: Pro

    Christian Keller, economist at Barclays, talks about investing in emerging markets, how Fed tapering fears are impacting them and why he is very bullish on Mexico.

  • Syrian Rebels Ask for Heavy Weapons

    NBC's Richard Engle reports the U.S. is considering implementing a no-fly zone in parts of Syria after confirmation the country used chemical weapons.

  • Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan

    Turkish protesters said on Friday Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan had pledged hold off on plans to redevelop an Istanbul park until a court ruled on the project.

  • Turkey Calls a Truce

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on the unrest in Turkey, as Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan talks with activists about a potential referendum to suspend a controversial development plan for Istanbul's Gezi Park.

  • The Turkish government urged thousands of protesters to evacuate Taksim Gezi park

    Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday his patience had run out after almost two weeks of anti-government protests and gave a final warning to those occupying a central Istanbul park to leave.

  •  Emerging Markets Are Weakening: Pro

    Dan Scott, head of event driven research at Credit Suisse, tells CNBC the slowdown in growth in emerging markets has been pushing money back into developed markets.

  •  Turkish Protests Have No Political Affiliation: Expert

    Ziya Meral, turkey analyst, tells CNBC that the Turkish protestors are not aligned to any political parties so there will not be any change in voting patterns.

  • Will Turkey Find a Compromise?

    Turkey's ruling party says it's now willing to hold a referendum over the Istanbul development plan that started the recent protests, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Taksim Square Cleared After Battles Overnight

    Riot police cleared out Taksim Square after a series of clashes with anti-government protesters overnight, reports NBC's Richard Engel. Several hundred people are still camped out in that area.

  • Violence in Turkey Subdued But Volatile

    Daniel Dombey, Financial Times correspondent, provides insight on the unrest in Turkey, as police clear Taksim Square following skirmishes in Istanbul overnight.

  • Why the Calm Over Istanbul Is 'Uneasy'

    Can Ertuna, reporter for NTV, quotes Turkish protestors as saying that the group meeting with the Prime Minister does not represent them, and describes the calm over Istanbul as "uneasy".

  • Will Turkish Calm Last?

    After days of anti-government protests, the prime minister of Turkey is calling on demonstrators to withdraw from Istanbul's Gezi Park, reports NBC's Richard Engle.