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Turkey’s economic morale has given some mixed signals in the uncertain aftermath of July’s attempted military coup, with the economic confidence index dropping by 24.1 percent in August compared to the previous month
The number of property sales increased by 42.7 percent in April to 119,317 from the same period of the previous year, according to data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) on May 25
Income inequality has reached record highs in most OECD countries and remains at even higher levels in many emerging economies, said the organization in a new report
ATHENS - Agence France-Presse
A Greek government minister said on May 24 that Athens will be unable to repay the IMF on schedule next month, reiterating previous warnings by officials during tense talks with the country’s creditors
Turkey’s consumer confidence index fell in May to 64.29 points, its lowest in more than six years, from 65.35 in April, the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) said May 21
JERUSALEM - Reuters
Gaza’s economy is in a worse state than any other in the world, with unemployment at a global high, output contracting sharply and the long-term prospects worrying, the World Bank said on May 22
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis was forced to say he respected the confidentiality of debt talks with his European counterparts after a news report claimed he recorded an April meeting
RIGA - Agence France-Presse
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras held "friendly and constructive" debt talks with the leaders of France and Germany May 21, but gave no sign of a breakthrough ahead of a crucial June deadline.
Turkey has regressed eight places in the latest Human Capital Index of the World Economic Forum (WEF)
KUALA LUMPUR - Reuters
Islamic finance continues to expand globally but the industry risks losing its differentiation from conventional financial products and lacks official data to ensure better supervision, an oversight body said.
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
Only a fourth of the world’s workforce has stable contracts, leading to growing job insecurity, a U.N. report said on May 19.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
Federal Reserve officials believed it would be premature to hike interest rates in June even though most felt the U.S. economy was set to rebound from a dismal start to the year, according to minutes from their April policy meeting released on May 20.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
The United States signed on May 18 its second $1 billion loan guarantee deal for Ukraine aimed at helping the crisis-wracked country surmount a Russia-backed insurgency and rebuild its tattered economy.
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