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EMERGING MARKETS – Stocks lower after 2 days of rally, but expected to post weekly gains

Band Susan Mathew Worries over Ukraine pushed emerging market stocks and currencies lower on Friday after strong gains in the past two sessions, while the ruble rallied ahead of the more expected Russian central bank policy decision. late in the day. Japan and Australia imposed sanctions on Russia as peace …

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Home sales in Turkey jump 20%, supported by foreign purchases

Residential property sales in Turkey jumped 20% year-on-year in February, official data showed on Tuesday, supported by a continued rise in purchases by foreign buyers. Sales jumped to 97,587 units last month, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) said, accelerating from the previous month but still less than half of December’s …

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Turkish lira rebounds after Putin signals progress in talks

The conflict in Ukraine fuels inflation and current accounts worry Currency 10% weaker in 2022, halving in one year Forecasts on growth, inflation, the lira are deteriorating ISTANBUL, March 11 (Reuters) – The lira rebounded from an earlier tumble to rebound 1.5% on Friday, benefiting along with other emerging market …

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Russia and World Indices – Goodbye For Now

Summary Russian assets are expelled from global indices as the war continues. Global worries about rising energy prices/inflation persist, but central banks in EMEA/LATAM and Emerging Asia are reacting differently. Russian sanctions The economic and commercial consequences of the Russian military campaign in Ukraine continue to accumulate. increasingly international companies …

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Inflation in Turkey climbs to 54%

ANKARA – Turkey’s annual inflation rate accelerated further in February, official data showed on Thursday, marking the biggest jump since 2002 and adding pressure on households already struggling to buy household goods. based. The Turkish Statistical Institute said consumer prices rose 54.44% in February from a year ago. That’s up …

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Swift: EU leaders line up to support Russia’s banking network ban | European Union

A growing number of EU countries – including France, Italy, Spain and Greece – have said they would support a ban on Russia using global payment network Swift in the intended to exert additional pressure on the country after its invasion of Ukraine. Cyprus and Hungary have also said they …

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Turkey could become the next narco-state in the Middle East

The assassination of Turkish Cypriot casino magnate Halil Falyali last week was the latest installment in Turkey’s underground wars against drug trafficking and illicit finance. Turkish mobster turned whistleblower Sedat Peker accused Falyali last year of being a key player in cocaine trafficking and colluding with Erkan Yildirim, the son …

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Turkey’s central bank keeps rate at 14% despite rising inflation

A logo of the Central Bank of Turkey is pictured at the entrance to its headquarters in Ankara, Turkey, October 15, 2021. REUTERS/Cagla Gurdogan Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ISTANBUL, Feb 17 (Reuters) – Turkey’s central bank kept its key rate at 14% for the second …

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Turkey lowers taxes on staple foods to tackle high inflation

Turkey’s president has announced a significant cut in taxes on basic food supplies as the country faces soaring inflation and widespread protests over eroding living standards Through Associated press ZEYNEP BILGINSOY February 12, 2022, 3:40 p.m. • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article ISTANBUL — Turkey’s …

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Fitch downgrades Turkey’s debt amid soaring inflation

Fitch downgraded Turkey’s sovereign debt and delivered a scathing verdict on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s plan to tackle soaring inflation. The international rating agency pushed the long-term debt rating deeper into undesirable territory, lowering it from BB- to B+, putting the G20 country on a par with Benin, Egypt, Turkmenistan, …

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Turkish doctors leave the country because of inflation

Turkish doctors are leaving en masse to escape the country’s inflation. Credit: William Neuheisel, CC BY-SA 2.0 Turkish doctors are emigrating from Turkey in unprecedented numbers due to the effects of inflation on the country. While inflation has severely affected Turkey’s economy, it has also had profound effects on the …

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Currencies firm, but rising interest rate risks weigh on emerging market outlook

Feb 7 (Reuters) – Most emerging market currencies rose on Monday, taking support from a stable dollar, although a surprise jump in U.S. jobs data last week bolstered bets for a more aggressive Federal Reserve, casting a pall over the outlook for emerging assets. An index of emerging market currencies …

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CBRT and a group of companies discuss a converted lira deposit system for expatriates

Turkey’s central bank and one of the country’s main business associations, including its representatives from abroad, discussed on Friday the recently unveiled program to encourage expatriates to repatriate their savings to Turkey. The Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT), Şahap Kavcıoğlu, met virtually with Mahmut …

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Azerbaijani oil fund places $1.1 billion deposit in Turkey’s central bank

The State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) has placed a deposit account of one billion euros ($1.1 billion) with the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT), the Azerbaijani news agency Trend reported on Friday. The deposit is for a period of six months, according to …

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Turkey’s central bank raises end-of-year inflation forecast

(MENAFN-IANS) Ankara, Jan 28 (IANS) Turkey’s central bank has raised its end-of-year inflation forecast for 2022 to 23.2% from 11.8% in its previous report. At the meeting to present the bank’s first quarterly inflation report of the year, Turkey’s central bank governor Sahap Kavcioglu highlighted rising international food prices, as …

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EMEA Daily: Google receives backlash over cookies

In today’s major news from Europe, the Middle East and Africa, most EU websites verified by a consumer protection agency cast doubt on the reliability of reviews, and a group of German publishers calls on the EU to stop Google’s plan to end the use of third-party cookies. . Additionally, …

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Turkey will see inflation rate peak at around 40% in 2022, says finance minister

Ankara: Turkish Finance Minister Nureddin Nebati has told economists that he expects the inflation rate to peak at around 40% in the coming months and not exceed 50% this year, according to attendees. Nebati provided his most detailed outlook yet on consumer prices in 2022 at a meeting with 60 …

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Approval of the Law Exempting Deposits Converted into Turkish Liras from Corporate Tax

A law approved by Turkey’s parliament on Thursday offers a corporate tax exemption on gains on deposits of funds converted into Turkish lira from foreign currencies, in a further step to support the country’s currency. By law, interest and profits earned on accounts converted to lira with a maturity of …

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Erdogan vows to bring Turkish inflation under control as skepticism grows

Turkish Lira banknotes are pictured at an exchange office in Istanbul, Turkey on August 13, 2018. REUTERS / Murad Sezer Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register After falling 44% last year, the pound is stable last week World Bank predicts 2% GDP growth in 2022.3% next …

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Turkey’s economic woes hurt Erdogan – Polls | World news

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – More and more Turks now believe an opposition alliance is better suited than President Tayyip Erdogan and his ruling AKP party (AKP) to end the economic turmoil that has engulfed their country, according to a series of opinion polls released this month. Under pressure from Erdogan and …

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Corporate Deposits Included in Turkish Lira Protection Regime

Turkey has included companies’ currency and gold deposit accounts converted to Turkish lira in a program that protects local currency savings against exchange rate volatility, the Official Gazette said on Tuesday. Dollars, euros, pounds or gold in companies’ deposit accounts at the end of 2021 could be converted to lira …

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The inflation rate in the United States is likely to rise again: Eco Week

Breadcrumb Links PMN company Author of the article: Bloomberg News Vince Golle Release date : Jan 09, 2022 • 32 minutes ago • 5 minutes to read • Join the conversation Content of the article (Bloomberg) – Sign up for the New Economy Daily newsletter, follow us @economics and subscribe …

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Turkey revises citizenship conditions in order to support the lire

The Turkish government has updated its regulations which grant citizenship to foreigners in exchange for a certain amount of investment or the acquisition of real estate, in the last step of authorities’ efforts to support the Turkish lira. Foreigners can become citizens if they own real estate worth at least …

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What experts see coming in 2022

What experts see coming in 2022 Even in the best of times, it’s human nature to want to decode the future. In times of uncertainty, we are even more eager to predict what will happen. To meet this demand, thousands of tipsters publicly share their point of view as one …

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Pound weakens 1%, minister says, Turkey is forging its own path

Udate the price of the reading, adds the comments of the Minister of Finance ISTANBUL, January 5 (Reuters) – The Turkish lira weakened 1% on Wednesday, extending losses a day earlier as investors assessed the impact of a surge in inflation to a 19-year high after the currency’s fall in …

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Turkish lira slips 5%, eyes on surging inflation

A US dollar banknote is seen next to Turkish lira banknotes in this illustration taken in Istanbul, Turkey on November 23, 2021. REUTERS / Murad Sezer Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register now ISTANBUL, Jan. 3 (Reuters) – The Turkish lira fell 5% on Monday after …

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Turkish lira posts worst year in 2 decades under Erdogan

ANKARA, Turkey – The Turkish lira has recorded its worst year since President Tayyip Erdogan came to power nearly two decades ago, despite his call on Friday, December 31, for Turks to trust his unorthodox policies of cutting back taxes. interest rates in the face of soaring inflation. The lira …

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Turkish finance minister says US Federal Reserve is owned by five families – Middle East Monitor

Turkey’s Treasury and Finance Minister claimed that the United States Federal Reserve was not owned by the American public but rather belonged to five wealthy families, drawing criticism from economists. In a television interview with CNN Turk news channel yesterday, Nureddin Nebati – appointed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in …

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Lira hits bridge as Turkey braces for crypto showdown

A year of economic turmoil has sent the Turkish lira plunging to new lows, and retail investors across Turkey (now Turkiye) are racing into cryptocurrencies in a desperate race to protect their economies from drastic devaluations. President Tayyip Erdogan revealed that a cryptocurrency bill is prepared and ready to be …

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Turkey’s economy is no laughing matter – Famagusta Gazette

By Robert Ellis This Christmas, I was persuaded to dress up as Santa Claus to please our six-year-old granddaughter, who was disappointed that she hadn’t come last year. But I was scolded. “Santa Claus wore Grandpa’s shoes,” she later remarked. The same goes for Turkish President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan and …

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Press Release on Encouraging the Conversion of Gold Deposits to Turkish Lira Term Deposits (2021-65)

Press Release on Encouraging the Conversion of Gold Deposits into Turkish Lira Term Deposits December 29, 2021 No: 2021-65 The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey has decided to offer incentives to holders of deposit and participation funds in the event that their gold deposits and participation funds are …

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Turkish lira drops nearly 8% after surge triggered by intervention – business

The pound fell nearly 8% against the dollar on Monday amid continued investor concern over Turkey’s monetary policy, having jumped more than 50% last week after billions of dollars in interventions on the state-supported market. The pound was also supported last week by a government move to cover exchange losses …

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Saudi real estate market falls 9.1% in 4Q 2021, reports Al-Eqtisadiah

RIYAD: Global economic output is expected to exceed $ 100,000 billion next year, according to a report by UK consulting firm Cebr. The report also says it will take longer than expected for China to overtake the United States as the world’s largest economy. He predicted that China will occupy …

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Expert talks about impact of Turkish lira exchange rate on Azerbaijani economy

December 25, 2021 02:37 PM (UTC + 04: 00) 547 By trend The falling Turkish lira exchange rate impacts Azerbaijan’s economy mainly in two directions, Azerbaijani economic expert Ayyub Karimli said, Trend reports. According to Karimli, the Central Bank of Turkey decided a few days ago to reduce the discount …

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Press review: the United States will sting China in Tibet and can the Turkish lira crash impact Russia – Press review

Izvestia: Russia sees increased military activity along its borders as a serious threat Deploying US and NATO missile systems near Russia’s borders is a very serious challenge for the country which simply has nowhere to retreat, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at an enlarged meeting of the Ministry of Defense. …

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Turkish lira dips from historic low after Erdogan bailout announcement

A bureau de change holds Turkish lira and US dollar banknotes at a bureau de change in Ankara, Turkey on December 16, 2021. Cagla Gurdogan | Reuters The Turkish Lira has retreated at breakneck speed from record lows, experiencing wild swings after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan revealed a plan to …

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Takeaways from President Buhari’s epic visit to Turkey, by Garba Shehu

The President’s visit to Turkey from December 16 to 19 was aimed at participating in the 3rd Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit, with an attractive theme: “Strengthened Partnership for Common Development and Prosperity”. Our national strategy was laid out before we left, based on a strong optimism that the summit will work …

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The Turkish lira with another record decline – Novinite.com

national of Turkey currency hits a new all-time low, depreciating against the US dollar to 17.04 TO TRY through we unity. The data from the online exchange shows this. At the same time, the Turks currency has depreciated twice since the start of the year, which is one of the …

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Turkish lira, stocks collapse amid inflation concerns

Istanbul’s stock market was twice forced to halt trading and the Turkish lira continued to decline on Friday as concerns grew that recent interest rate cuts could spur an inflationary spiral. . Turkey’s benchmark Borsa Istanbul 100 fell 8.5% on Friday on its worst day since March, tripping two circuit …

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Surprise Bank of England rate hike

This is an audio transcript of the FT press briefing podcast episode: Surprise Bank of England rate hike Marc FilippinoHello from the Financial Times. Today is Friday December 17th, and it’s your FT News Briefing. [MUSIC PLAYING] Marc FilippinoCoronavirus cases are on the rise as the holidays approach, but many …

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Mexican Peso Firms 1% After Bank Hikes Rates; Aeromexico dives 50%

Mexican bank raises rates by 50bp Brazil c.bank lowers economic outlook for 2022, signals further increases Argentina’s economy grows 11.9% in the third quarter Dec. 16 (Reuters) – The Mexican peso surged on Thursday as the central bank hiked more than expected in response to rising inflation, while most other …

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Stocks rise amid central bank decisions

Stocks increased their earnings as major central banks took different approaches to soaring inflation and Covid-19 infections, following the Federal Reserve’s decision to tighten monetary policy. The S&P 500 rose 0.5% on Thursday, a day after the broad gauge of equities closed at its second-highest level on record. The Dow …

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As Turkey’s currency crumbles, Erdogan’s support crumbles even in his hometown

RIZE, Turkey — Here in President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s hometown on Turkey’s Black Sea coast, locals are questioning the leadership of their city’s favorite son amid an economic crisis that is driving up the cost of food, gasoline and medicine. Turkey’s currency has lost up to 45% of its value …

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The decline of the pound weighs on the Turkish people

Turkey’s inflation rate is above 20% and the country’s central bank will likely cut interest rates later this week, raising the temperature for inflation. The Turkish currency, the lira, fell to a new all-time low against the dollar on expectations of lower rates. The BBC’s Victoria Craig is in Istanbul, …

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Apple briefly stopped selling its products in Turkey, but why ?, World News

Apple products, especially iPhones, are known for their popularity around the world. People wait in winding queues for long hours just to get their hands on the new gadgets no matter how expensive they are. Prices for Apple electronic devices, including iPhones, vary around the world. Import duties, among other …

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Massive brawl breaks out in Turkish parliament

What was supposed to be an orderly diplomatic scene quickly turned into a fight club today, as officials in costume threw hay at their opponents. What was supposed to be an orderly diplomatic scene quickly turned into a fight club as officials now squabble over Turkey’s faltering economy. The country …

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Capital controls, use of reserves unlikely to prevent lira depreciation

The Ankara government has few options available as long as President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan remains committed to lowering borrowing rates to accelerate economic growth and increase exports even under conditions of inflation exceeding 20%, which erodes the disposable income of ordinary citizens. Either the currency crisis becomes severe enough for …

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Pound Crash Hits Turkey’s Factories, Farmers and Retailers | Business and Economy News

Istanbul, Turkey – The Turkish Lira crisis threatens to bankrupt 86-year-old Mehmet Sapci’s pharmaceutical company. With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, his company – Merkez Ilac – was able to leverage its production lines to pump disinfectants that have been shown to be essential in stopping the spread of …

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Turkish Finance Minister Lutfi Elvan resigns amid monetary crisis

Turkish Finance and Treasury Minister Lutfi Elvan has resigned amid a sharp drop in the Turkish lira, according to a presidential decree published in the Turkish Official Gazette on Thursday. Elvan has asked to be relieved of his duties, the official newspaper said. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has appointed …

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Turkey should adopt the euro – POLITICO

Asli Karahan-Ay is Chief Investment Officer of Lioness Capital. NEW YORK – The “unorthodox” economic policies of Turkish President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan have caused a train crash. Turkey suffers from a balance of payments crisis, growing poverty, high unemployment and rampant inflation. At the time of writing, the Turkish lira …

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Turkey – Factors to watch out for on December 1

ANKARA, December 1 (Reuters) – Here are news, reports and events that could affect Turkish financial markets on Wednesday. The lira was at 13.6185 against the US dollar at 04:41 GMT, lower than a close of 13.415 on Tuesday. It hit a record low of 14 Tuesday night. The main …

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Turkey – Factors to watch for November 26

ANKARA, November 26 (Reuters) – Here are news, reports and events that could affect Turkish financial markets on Friday. The lira stood at 12.1580 against the US dollar at 04:35 GMT, weakening from a close of 12:07 on Thursday, after hitting a series of all-time lows this week. The main …

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EMERGING MARKETS – Most Latam currencies are slipping; the outlook for rate hikes supports the Brazilian real

* The Mexican economy is contracting more than expected * Inflation in Brazil reaches its highest level in almost 20 years * Turkish lira up 0.7%; Holds ground after cenbank minutes * Hungarian forint moves away from all-time lows By Susan Mathew Nov 25 (Reuters) – Latin American currencies lagged …

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Turkish Lira holds firm after volatile sell-off of the week

The Turkish lira was stable on Thursday after a historic drop to record lows this week that was sparked by President Tayyip Erdogan’s defense of interest rate cuts, despite widespread criticism of his political stance. Central bankers, regulators and lenders were due to meet later today to discuss the market …

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Stocks pull back as traders see higher rates; Turkish lira plunges

Wall Street, European stock indices down Dollar retreats from 16-month high Turkish lira drops 15% to record low WASHINGTON / LONDON, Nov. 23 (Reuters) – Wall Street shares fell and the dollar fell from a 16-month high on Tuesday as investors positioned for interest rate hikes in 2022 after the …

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Turkish lira pulls back after record lows at start of trade

A bureau de change counts Turkish lira banknotes at a bureau de change in Ankara, Turkey on November 11, 2021. REUTERS / Cagla Gurdogan ISTANBUL, Nov.22 (Reuters) – The Turkish lira strengthened to less than 11.2 per dollar on Monday, after hitting a record high late last week after the …

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Few people dare to follow as Spanish bank BBVA raises bet on Turkey

While Carlos Torres Vila, director of BBVA, explained why the Spanish lender was planning to take full ownership of Turkish bank Garanti, it didn’t always sound like the sales pitch typically deployed for corporate transactions. But then the 55-year-old BBVA chairman could hardly ignore the backdrop of the deal – …

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Turkish opposition calls for snap elections amid pound collapse

ANKARA, Nov. 18 (Reuters) – Turkish opposition leaders called for an immediate snap election on Thursday after the pound plunged 6% to a new low following the central bank’s decision to cut rates on interest under pressure from President Tayyip Erdogan. The pound has seen its worst day since a …

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Emerging market stocks drop for second day

Emerging market equities were under pressure for the second consecutive session, as fears of high global inflation added to fears of a Chinese slowdown and tighter financing conditions in the United States. The emerging FTSE index, a broad barometer of developing country stocks, fell about 1% on Thursday in US …

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bne IntelliNews – Worries that Turkey could face another currency crisis “escalate”, says Capital Economics

Fears that Turkey could face another currency crisis continue to intensify, Capital Economics said on November 16, with the sharp depreciation of the Turkish lira in recent weeks showing little sign of slowing down. “The currency broke through the psychologically important level of 10 / $ at the end of …

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Why currency volatility could make a comeback

October 30, 2021 FOREIGN-EXCHANGE the markets were once a hotbed of lively speculative activity. But today traders looking for an adrenaline rush should look to assets like cryptocurrencies instead. Barring a brief surge at the start of the pandemic – and isolated events in the Turkish lira – currency markets …

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GRAPHIC-Pain Points for Turkish Lira

By Karin Strohecker LONDON, Oct.26 (Reuters) – The Turkish lira enjoyed a rally of relief on Tuesday, moving away from its latest all-time low amid a diplomatic crisis that saw the currency head towards the 10 against the dollar . But the latest rout has put new emphasis on vulnerabilities …

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Will US GDP data confirm a pickup in activity?

Will US GDP data confirm a pickup in activity? U.S. economic growth has slowed sharply as the Delta variant of the coronavirus slashed consumer spending and supply chain bottlenecks hit businesses, but activity is already showing signs of recovery. Economists predict on Thursday that US Department of Commerce data will …

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Global finance watchdog adds Turkey to gray list

The global financial watchdog known as the Financial Action Task Force, or FATF, today announced that Turkey has been added to its “gray list” of countries under increased terrorist financing watch, money laundering and institutional corruption. The move will further damage Turkey’s uneven image and likely further weaken the pound, …

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Lira sellers deprived of anonymity in new Turkish rules

(Bloomberg) – Currency exchange offices in Turkey will be required to register their clients’ identities under new rules released after the lire hit a new low this week. Bloomberg’s Most Read Previously, only customers with transactions worth $ 3,000 or more were required to provide personal information. “This new practice …

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Unexplored and dangerous bullish territory contested

USD / TRY hit new highs and crosses the 9.00000 level as a flurry of rumors swirl about economic and political maneuvering. Advertising USD / TRY broke through the 9.0000 level in an upward push that allowed the Forex pair to explore unexplored highs. The bullish momentum was strong last …

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Turkish lira on the rise after record low

The struggling Turkish Lira hit a record low of 8.96 per dollar last week and trading trends since then indicate that the bears could outweigh traders expecting a rally. The lira touched 8.936 per dollar on Wednesday before recovering. It was trading down 0.1% at 8.875 to the dollar Thursday …

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Turkey sees prices rise amid inflation of nearly 20%

Ankara, October 5 (IANS): The economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic in Turkey has caused painful increases in the prices of consumer goods for most people amid embarrassing inflation that authorities are struggling to contain. Annual inflation rose to 19.58% in September from 19.25% in August, according to official data …

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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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Iranian exchange rates for September 25

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 25 By Elnur Baghishov – Trend: The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced the official foreign exchange rate on September 25, Trend reports referring to the CBI. According to the Central Bank of Iran exchange rate, 14 currencies increased and 21 decreased compared …

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World Business Quick Take – Taipei Times

COINS Turkish lira at historic low The Turkish lira fell to near an all-time high yesterday, a day after a surprise rate cut by the Turkish central bank, as broader emerging market currencies headed for their third consecutive weekly loss amid fears the group Chinese Evergrande (恆大 集團) is not …

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Buying property in Turkey: a value trap?

Spending the minimum of USD 250,000 required to obtain Turkish citizenship will allow you to acquire a sizable apartment in Istanbul with a view of the Bosphorus. It sounds like a great place to live, but is it a good investment? When Turkey launched its citizenship by investment program, you …

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Turkey’s President Announces War on Cryptocurrencies

In 2020, Turkey had high crypto adoption rates. Statistics showed that the country has one of the highest cryptocurrency exposures in the world. Polls indicated that around 16% of Turkish citizens had used or owned cryptocurrencies. The reason for this high volume can be attributed to an unregulated environment that …

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Fitch maintains pessimistic outlook for Turkish inflation

Fitch Ratings has revised upward Turkey’s economic growth forecast for 2021 to 9.2%, according to the rating agency’s Global Economic Outlook for September, released on September 16. The new figure is a massive upward revision from the agency’s previous update on August 13, when it revised Turkey’s growth forecast upward …

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Iranian exchange rates for September 18

(MENAFN – Trend News Agency) BAKOU, Azerbaijan, September 18 By Elnur Baghishov – Trend: The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced the official foreign exchange rate on September 18, Trend reports referring to the CBI. According to the Central Bank of Iran exchange rate, 8 currencies increased and 28 decreased …

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Turkey creates research platform to develop digital currency

NEW DELHI: The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) announced on September 15 that it had formed the Digital Turkish Lira Collaboration platform in partnership with tech players, reports Bitcoin.com. The goal behind this is to create a digital version of the national currency Lire. Separate agreements were …

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Central Bank of Turkey to test digital pound on new platform

The Monetary Authority will work with technology players to establish the “Digital Turkish Lira Collaboration Platform” to facilitate the research and development of a CBDC. Turkey’s central bank has set up a new platform to expand research on the potential benefits of introducing a digital version of the Turkish lira. …

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Turkish lira tumbles over central banker’s remarks

Published on: 09.08.2021 – 13:22Amended: 09.08.2021 – 13:20 Ankara (AFP) The Turkish lira suffered one of its biggest drops of the year on Wednesday due to speculation the central bank was on the verge of cutting rates in the face of soaring inflation. Turkey’s annual inflation rate accelerated to 19.25% …

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Iranian exchange rates for August 22

(MENAFN – Trend News Agency) BAKOU, Azerbaijan, August 22 By Elnur Baghishov – Trend: The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced the official foreign exchange rate on August 22, Trend reports referring to the CBI. According to the Central Bank of Iran exchange rate, 8 currencies increased and 29 decreased …

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Between Fashola and the financial market

Sola Oni Posted August 4, 2021 The Minister of Public Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, blundered. On the sidelines of his recent inspection of the two federally constructed bridges in Cross River State, the trained lawyer who suddenly became an engineer during the current regime’s first term has also become …

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