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Business Turkey

  • Mohammed Bin Mahfoodh Alardhi, executive chairman of Investcorp, speaks about diversifying the economies of the Middle East away from oil.

  • JAKARTA- Indonesia Central Bank holds Board of Governors Meeting.. BUENOS AIRES- Central Bank of Argentina releases monetary policy statement. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank holds its rate-setting meeting- 1200 GMT.

  • SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of March monetary policy meeting 0130 GMT. JAKARTA- Indonesia Central Bank holds Board of Governors Meeting.. SYDNEY- Speech by Christopher Kent, RBA Assistant Governor, at the Housing Industry Association Breakfast, Sydney 2200 GMT.

  • 'Everybody is wrong in Syria,' says Egyptian billionaire

    The Syrian people are "sitting there being slammed by everybody back and forth," says Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris.

  • BUENOS AIRES- Central Bank of Argentina holds press conference on monetary policy report. TUESDAY, APRIL 17 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of March monetary policy meeting 0130 GMT. JAKARTA- Indonesia Central Bank holds Board of Governors Meeting..

  • SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Financial Stability Review 0130 GMT. BUENOS AIRES- Central Bank of Argentina holds press conference on monetary policy report. JAKARTA- Indonesia Central Bank holds Board of Governors Meeting..

  • A project by campaigning organization "Reporters Without Borders" that put messages criticizing world leaders on billboards that appeared on Google Street View has had the images removed by the tech company.

  • **JAKARTA- Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati talks to foreign correspondents in Jakarta on several topics including the government's priorities and the biggest risks for Indonesia from a brewing trade war between the United States and China- 0900 GMT. BEIJING- Yi Gang, governor of the People's Bank of China, and Christine Lagarde, managing...

  • ISTANBUL, April 11- The Turkish lira sank to record lows on Wednesday, battered by investor concern about monetary policy and inflation, a sell-off that President Tayyip Erdogan dismissed as an economic attack by enemies of the state. Russia, Syria's main ally, is a major trading partner of Turkey. Investors say the bulk of Turkey's problems are homegrown,...

  • ISTANBUL, April 11- Turkey's lira sank to record lows on Wednesday, battered by deepening investor concern about monetary policy and inflation, a sell-off that President Tayyip Erdogan dismissed as an economic attack by enemies of the state. Russia is a major trading partner of Turkey's and a fellow emerging market heavyweight. Investors say that the bulk of...

  • WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. HONG KONG, China- Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde delivers a speech in Hong Kong. BEIJING, China- Yi Gang, governor of the People's Bank of China, will speak at the annual Boao Forum- 0100 GMT.

  • **BOAO, China- Chinese President Xi Jinping and a list of foreign leaders, including Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and IMF's managing director Christine Lagarde are to speak at the opening of the annual Boao Forum in Hainan province- 0130 GMT.

  • **BEIJING- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session hosted by the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management- 0830 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. BUENOS AIRES- Central Bank of Argentina releases monetary policy statement.

  • ISTANBUL— A cargo ship has crashed into a historic mansion on Istanbul's Bosporus strait, severely damaging the building. Anadolu said the 225- meter ship was carrying barley from Russia to Saudi Arabia. The Bosporus is a key waterway connecting the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara and then the Aegean Sea.

  • **BEIJING- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session hosted by the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management- 0830 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. BUENOS AIRES- Central Bank of Argentina releases monetary policy statement.

  • ISTANBUL, April 6- Turkey's construction firms, which have driven the country's stellar economic growth for years, face payment problems and a slowdown in new projects, the sector's main association says. The financing system for building works needs urgent reform, said Ferdi Erdogan, chairman of the Association of Turkish Building Material Producers,...

  • LONDON, April 6- Washington and Beijing cranking up the trade war engine another notch soured the mood on emerging markets on Friday with stocks on track for weekly losses, while Turkey's lira plumbed fresh lows as currencies broadly weakened. President Donald Trump said late on Thursday he had instructed U.S. trade officials to consider $100 billion in...

  • SINGAPORE- Singapore Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat delivers opening remarks at the ASEAN Finance Ministers meeting- 0130 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. BUENOS AIRES- Central Bank of Argentina releases monetary policy statement.

  • ISTANBUL, April 5- Koza Ltd, whose founder had to abandon his Turkish gold assets, is expanding its operations in Britain with a $1 million programme to drill for gold in Ayrshire, Scotland, together with a venture partner, the company said on Thursday. With a separate venture partner, GreenOre Gold Plc, Koza Ltd said it would carry out 4,000 metres of drilling for gold...

  • Local media say buildings in the vicinity are being evacuated.