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Business Turkey

  • 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".

  • Emerging markets' sell-off not over: pro

    Timothy Ash, head of emerging markets research at Standard Bank, expects the sell-off in emerging markets to continue and advises investing in countries that have reduced their current account deficits.

  • Clear evidence of chemical weapons in Syria: Kerry

    NBC's Richard Engel reports tensions are growing over Syria, as the U.S. discusses ways the Syrian government should be held accountable for suspected chemical attacks.

  • Emerging Markets missed out on opportunities to restructure: Pro

    Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager, FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets says with the end of "free money" from the developed world, emerging markets will not have the firepower to hold up their currencies against the greenback.

  • U.S. military and national security advisers huddled with President Barack Obama at the White House on Saturday to consider options for responding to the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government this week.

  • Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of International Monetary Fund

    Central banks in Europe, the United States and Japan have no need to rush to exit the ultra-easy monetary policies they have put in place to spur growth, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said.

  • U.S. lawmakers are once again racing around the globe on privately financed tours—trips watchdog groups cite as evidence that congressional ethics reforms are unraveling.

  • Turkish lira could underperform

    Barney Singer, head of emerging markets FX trading at Nomura, says that Turkey has done enough to calm the markets, but not shown "100 per cent commitment" to defending its currency.

  • Turkish central bank will hike rates: pro

    Tevfik Aksoy, chief economist for Turkey at Morgan Stanley, discusses the upcoming Turkish central bank's rate decision and says the market is looking for a "hawkish" statement.

  • Turkish rates: main interest rate to be hiked?

    Guillaume Salomon, chief emerging markets strategist at Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking, expects the Turkish central bank to hike its overnight lending rate.

  • Why Turkish growth will continue to slow

    Neil Shearing, chief emerging markets economist at Capital Economics, talks about the Turkish economy ahead of the central bank's rate decision.

  • What Will Kick Start the Russian Economy?

    Henning Esskuchen, head of CEE Equities at Erste Group, tells CNBC that Russia is the cheapest market and will remain cheap for quite some time.

  • European leaders agreed on new steps to fight youth unemployment and promote lending to credit-starved small business on Thursday after deals on banking resolution and the long-term EU budget.

  • Turkish Fin Min: We're Back in Business

    Mehmet Simsek, Turkey's finance minister tells CNBC that now that political unrest has come to an end, chances of permanent damage to Turkey's economy are very low.