×

Business Turkey

  • ISTANBUL, Nov 22- Turkey's prime minister and its economy czar both attempted on Wednesday to talk up a lira currency that has hit record lows for two days running, telling investors that a widening rift with the United States was "temporary". Ankara has described the case as a "clear plot against Turkey", and has accused the U.S. prosecutors of having links to the...

  • ISTANBUL, Nov 22- Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek on Wednesday attempted to talk up a lira currency that has hit record lows for two days running, telling investors that a widening rift with the United States was "temporary". Ankara has described the case as a "clear plot against Turkey", and has accused the U.S. prosecutors of having links to the cleric it...

  • ANKARA, Nov 22- Turkey expects to receive its first Russian S-400 surface-to-air missiles in 2019, Defence Minister Nurettin Canikli said on Wednesday, the first time Ankara has given a firm timeline for a deal that has alarmed its NATO allies. Turkey has been in negotiations with Russia to buy the S-400 for more than a year, a decision seen by Washington and some...

  • ANKARA, Nov 22- Turkey expects to receive its first Russian S-400 surface-to-air missiles in 2019, Defence Minister Nurettin Canikli said on Wednesday, the first time Ankara has given a firm timeline for a deal that has alarmed its NATO allies. Turkey has been in negotiations with Russia to buy the S-400 for more than a year, a decision seen by Washington and some...

  • ISTANBUL, Nov 22- Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek on Wednesday attempted to talk up a lira currency that has hit record lows for two days running, telling investors that a widening rift with the United States was "temporary". Ankara has described the case as a "clear plot against Turkey", and has accused the U.S. prosecutors of having links to the cleric it...

  • BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand releases minutes of its previous interest rate meeting- 0200 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland release the minutes of its monitory policy meeting. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24 BOGOTA- Bank of Colombia holds Board of Director's meeting followed by a press release and a press conference.

  • ISTANBUL, Nov 21- The Turkish lira hit a record low of 3.9780 against the dollar on Tuesday, accelerating losses to some 17 percent since September as concerns widened over Turkey's strained relations with the United States and the independence of its central bank. Turkey imports almost all of its energy needs. The Turkish government spokesman on Monday...

  • President Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin talk during the family photo session at the APEC Summit in Danang, Vietnam.

    The White House says President Donald Trump plans to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday.

  • *Graphic: Turkey's market woes http://reut.rs/2AjIxxf. LONDON, Nov 21- World stocks rose on Tuesday, recovering losses after the collapse of German coalition talks-- and Chancellor Angela Merkel's signal that new elections may follow-- had earlier weighed on markets. The MSCI World index was up 0.2 percent at 1230 GMT and similar rises for S&P 500 and Dow Jones...

  • Turkey imports almost all of its energy needs. The Turkish government spokesman on Monday described the case as a "clear plot against Turkey" that lacks any legal basis. The foreign investors upon whom Turkey relies to finance its big budget and current account deficits also have deep concerns about political pressure on the central bank.

  • Turkey imports almost all of its energy needs. The Turkish government spokesman on Monday described the case as a "clear plot against Turkey" that lacks any legal basis. The foreign investors upon whom Turkey relies to finance its big budget and current account deficits also have deep concerns about political pressure on the central bank.

  • LONDON, Nov 21- European stocks opened lower on Tuesday and the euro hit an eight-day low against sterling as a governing crisis in Germany weighed on markets. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Germany was facing its worst governing crisis in the 68- year history of its post-World War Two democracy and pressed all parties in parliament "to serve...

  • SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe will give a speech at the Australian Business Economists annual dinner in Sydney 0905 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank holds rate-setting meeting.

  • SYDNEY- Panel participation by Michele Bullock, Reserve Bank of Australia's assistant governor at the Women in Payments Symposium, Sydney 2230 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Financial Stability Head Jonathan Kearns will give speech at the Aus-China Property Developers, Investors& Financiers event, Sydney- 0135 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia...

  • JAKARTA- Indonesia Central Bank holds board of governors meeting. **Zagreb- Croatia Finance Minister Zdravko Maric will meet an association of Croatia export-oriented firms to talk about the policy plans for 2018- 0900 GMT. SYDNEY- Panel participation by Michele Bullock, Reserve Bank of Australia's assistant governor at the Women in Payments Symposium, Sydney...

  • *Iraq to start trucking $1 mln worth of oil per day to Iran. BAGHDAD/ LONDON, Nov 14- After helping Iraq stifle a Kurdish push for independence, Iran is now positioning itself to take control of oil exports from the region's giant Kirkuk field, with the first deliveries expected within days, officials and trading sources said. In the weeks since September's failed...

  • A damaged building is seen following an earthquake in Sarpol-e Zahab county in Kermanshah, Iran.

    Iranian officials said there was little chance of finding more survivors from the earthquake that shook parts of western Iran on Sunday, killing at least 530 people.

  • *Risks that Trump might terminate Iran nuclear deal. PARIS, Nov 14- French oil and gas major Total would have to review its Iran gas project if the United States decided to impose unilateral sanctions on Tehran, given the company's assets in the U.S. market, its chief executive told CNN. President Donald Trump refused to formally certify that Iran was complying with...

  • NEW DELHI, Nov 14- A U.S.-backed entrepreneurship conference that President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka Trump, is attending in India this month has been flooded with applications amid deepening ties between India and the United States. Thousands of Indian entrepreneurs want to attend the three-day Global Entrepreneurship Summit, from Nov. 28 in the city...

  • PARIS, Nov 14- French oil and gas major Total would have to review its Iran gas project if the United States decided to impose unilateral sanctions on Tehran, given its interests in the U.S. market, its chief executive told CNN. "Either we can do the deal legally if there is a legal framework," Patrick Pouyanne said in remarks made to CNNMoney Emerging Markets late on...