Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The new under-construction airport in Istanbul will be operational by 2018 with two landing fields and one terminal, General Directorate of State Airports (DHMİ) head Serdar Hüseyin Yıldırım has vowed, amid recent delays in building work.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
BNP Paribas pleaded guilty Monday to US criminal charges of violating sanctions on Iran and Sudan for eight years and was fined a record $8.9 billion.
FRANKFURT - Agence France-Presse
Central Bank watchers predict that the European Central Bank (ECB) will focus on monitoring the impact of last month’s unprecedented package of measures during this week’s monthly meeting
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s Energy Marketing Regulatory Authority (EMRA) has set up an Istanbul-based energy stock exchange.
ST PETERSBURG – Reuters
Russia plans to issue a banknote dedicated to Crimea, a senior central bank official said on Wednesday, the latest expression of national pride over Moscow's annexation of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine.
Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek has said he supports an omnibus bill by his party, which include a wide range of tax amnesties
Martin Raiser says the current conditions dictate a tight monetary policy and the Central Bank cut its benchmark interest rate ‘prematurely,’ as ‘no progress in core inflation has been seen yet’
The World Bank’s Turkey Director Martin Raiser expresses concern about the 'slowing of the pace of reforms' in Turkey in an interview with HDN
BRUSSELS – Anadolu Agency
Economy Minister Zeybekci has warned Turkey may pull out of a customs agreement with the European Union if the bloc finalizes TTIP talks without Ankara.
SOFIA – Reuters
Bulgaria's banking crisis eased on Monday with fewer depositors queueing to withdraw savings after leading politicians assured them that their cash was safe and the European Commission gave Sofia the green light to provide state aid to its lenders.
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
Germany's Angela Merkel signalled her readiness on Wednesday to give EU states more flexibility within current budget rules to promote growth and job creation
Recovery of income disparity in Turkey has stalled at times of low interest rates since 2007, according to a new report released by Turkey’s top business organization that urged for deep reforms
Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci has taken to social media to censure the Central Bank’s decision to reduce interest rates by 0.75 points
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