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Business Turkey

  • How Democratic Is Turkey?

    Tunc Aybak, leader of the international politics program at Middlesex University, says that despite social changes, the Turkish government has become less democratic and the gap between rich and poor has widened.

  • Is the Turkish PM True in His Negotiation Promise?

    Emre Deliveli, economist and writer for the Hurriyet Daily News, comments on the upcoming negotiations in Turkey between the Prime Minister and protesters and the police's use of water cannons.

  • Riot Police Move into Taksim Square

    Live from Istanbul, Turkey, riot police move into Taksim Square to remove protestors and those occupying the square.

  •  Emerging Markets Are Getting Smoked: Pro

    David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, tells CNBC that the fall in the Turkish Lira is an emerging market story and is not unique.

  • Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to thousands of his supporters who greeted the prime minister at Istanbul airport on his return from a North African tour.

    Turkey faced fresh turmoil on Monday, as the lira weakened against the dollar and trading in the Istanbul stock market was delayed following a glitch.

  • Impact Of Turkish Protests On Economy

    Gokhan Dorum, Secretary General of the Singapore-Turkey Business Association, says the anti-government protests in Turkey has so far not disrupted the fundamentally good economic story in the country.

  • Anti-government protestors in Taksim Square

    Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party ruled out early elections as tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators defied his call for an immediate end to protests.

  • There's No Turkish Spring: Consultant

    Social instability in Turkey has more in common with Russia in 2012 than the more destabilizing ¿Arab Spring¿, according to Anthony Skinner, the head of Middle East and North Africa at risk consultancy Maplecroft.

  • Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to thousands of his supporters who greeted the prime minister at Istanbul airport on his return from a North African tour.

    Investors are worried that the recent sell-off of Turkish stocks is the calm before the storm, as the country’s president sounded a defiant note.

  • Turkish Market Plummets

    The Turkish market plunged more than 7 percent intraday, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. The decline began on controversial comments made by the country's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

  • NBC's Jim Maceda Reports From Turkey

    NBC's correspondent, Jim Maceda, reports from Turkey were protests are still ongoing despite Tuesday's government apology.

  • Turkish Government Won't Give In: Pro

    Emre Deliveli, economist and writer at the Hurriyet Daily News, says the Turkish government has a lot of public support, and that no compromise will be found until the Prime Minister's return from North Africa.

  • Turkey Is 'Ripe for a Correction': Pro

    Timothy Ash, head of emerging markets at Standard Bank, discusses foreign investment in Turkey and says the Turkish market is "ripe for a correction".

  • What Will the Turkish Government Do?

    Mustafa Akyol, author and journalist, highlights that the protest in Turkey is evolving with separate groups joining in and says that a government change is highly unlikely.

  • Violent Protests In Turkey

    Riot police continue to use tear gas against the protestors in Instanbul, reports CNBC's Seema Mody; and Ed Conard, American Enterprise Institute, discuss what Steve Cohen and his team at SAC Capital can do amid charges.

  • Protestors march near Taksim Square on June 3, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. The protests began initially over the fate of Taksim Gezi Park, one of the last significant green spaces in the center of the city.

    In some ways, it's easier to explain what the last few days' protests in Turkey are not about, rather than what they are.

  • Anti-Government Protests Continue in Turkey

    Turkish markets tumble as protesters unsettle investors, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Fierce Anti-Government Protests Sweep Turkey

    There are riots in Turkey as the party in power there try to overhaul the country's constitutuion, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • One expert explains what sparked Turkey's protests and warns of the need for strict reforms.

  • Sell in May? They certainly did in emerging markets. But unlike in the old adage, they are likely to sell in June and July too.