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  • 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.

  • 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.