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Turkish Bonds Tumble as Central Bank Fails to Shore Up Lira

21st November 2017 The Turkish central bank’s latest measures are failing to bolster confidence.   Bonds slid, driving the yield on the benchmark 10-year debt to a record high on Monday, even after the... Read more

Turkish Central Bank poll sees higher growth and inflation, lower lira

14th November 2017 The year-end forecast poll conducted by the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) in November saw higher economic growth; however, economists and representatives from the real estate and... Read more

Turkey, Russia agree to deepen relations

14th November 2017 Ankara and Moscow have agreed to deepen bilateral ties, Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, Anadolu reported. "We have agreed to deepen our relations," Recep Tayyip Erdogan... Read more

Turkish Central Bank takes step to provide liquidity

7th November 2017 ANKARA The Central Bank on Monday lowered the upper limit for forex maintenance facility, a move that will provide approximately $1.4 billion in liquidity to Turkey’s financial system. In a... Read more

Turkey, US end mutual visa stoppage on 'limited basis'

7th November 2017 Turkish missions in the U.S. have begun accepting visa applications again from American citizens but on a limited basis, Turkey’s Washington Embassy announced Monday, in a move mirroring a U.S.... Read more

British tourists returning to Turkey

31st October 2017 The number of British tourists visiting Turkey’s southern Antalya province will increase next year, British ambassador in Ankara said on Monday. “British tourists like Antalya. 2016 was... Read more

Erdogan: Turkey's accession could solve EU problems

24th October 2017 ANKARA President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday urged European leaders to use their "common sense" and give full membership to Turkey in the EU that would in turn help the bloc in overcoming its... Read more

U.S.-Turkey Visa Standoff Disrupts Business and Tourism

24th October 2017 ISTANBUL — Americans planning an impromptu visit to Istanbul have been turned back. Board members of one school have had to postpone meetings. A Turkish entrepreneur, after spending two years... Read more

Turkey extends state of emergency for fifth consecutive time

17th October 2017 The Turkish government has endorsed a recommendation by the National Security Council (MGK) to extend the state of emergency that has been in place in the country since the failed coup in the summer... Read more

US delegation visits Turkey for talks following visa spat

17th October 2017 ANKARA, Turkey — A U.S. delegation arrived in Ankara for talks aimed at resolving a diplomatic dispute that spat that resulted in the two countries suspending the issuance of travel visas to... Read more

Turkish lira isn’t done underperforming, analyst says

10th October 2017 The U.S. dollar started this week with a significant jump against the Turkish lira, after a diplomatic rift between the two allied nations culminated in the termination of nonimmigrant visa services... Read more

Turkish Airlines says Istanbul transit passengers unaffected by US visa move

10th October 2017 The suspension of visa services between the United States and Turkey will not affect Istanbul transit passengers, Turkish Airlines said in a statement on Oct. 9. Those Turkish Airlines passengers... Read more

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