House of the Year, Japan: Barclays

Japanese market sentiment has been subdued for much of the past year, with investors unsure of how the Covid-19 pandemic would unfold or who the next man in the White House would be. Then, two weeks after the we presidential election, there has been a resumption of investment activity in …

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What awaits Turkey-Germany relations in the post-Merkel era?

Turkey has followed with keen interest the recent German elections which took place against the backdrop of the imminent resignation of longtime Chancellor Angela Merkel, in power for 16 years in Germany. The results Let’s look at the unofficial election results first. The Social Democratic Party (SPD), which nominated Finance …

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Popeyes brings back his Cajun turkey

When it comes to fried chicken, the classic dish is basically synonymous with Popeyes. They have their newly released chicken nuggets, their signature chicken sandwich, and, of course, the signature chicken meal, which should all come with lots and lots of butter cookies. But one thing’s for sure: you certainly …

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Turkey creates a new Ottoman Empire

UNITED NATIONS (PA) – The foreign minister of the divided island of Cyprus accuses the Turkish president of trying to promote a new Ottoman empire in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East – and says that such an approach to the geopolitics could have a negative impact on regional …

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Turkish labor market overcomes effects of pandemic: C. Bank

Turkey’s labor market has largely overcome the impact of the coronavirus pandemic thanks to tourism and the reopening of the service sector, the head of the country’s central bank said on Tuesday. Speaking at a financial event in the metropolis of Istanbul, Sahap Kavcioglu stressed that the country’s main economic …

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The economic madness of Turkish Recep Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Erdogan’s pride in his country’s recent interest rate cut recalls the apocryphal story of mother’s pride in her son during a military parade. The source of his pride was that his son was the only one in the parade who, in his mind at least, was marching. …

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