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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Over 407,000 new jobs were created between Jan. 1 and March 27 in Turkey, a top official has said, adding that around 1 million new jobs were expected to be offered by June
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
The US economy struck a peppy 3.9 percent annual growth rate in the second quarter, faster than originally thought and providing more fuel for a Fed rate hike, the Commerce Department said on Sept.25.
BEIJING - Reuters
Activity in China’s factory sector unexpectedly shrank to a 6-1/2 year low in September, a private survey showed, raising fears of a sharper slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy that could spell more turmoil for financial markets.
ATHENS - Agence France-Presse
Greece must "quickly implement" the terms of a tough EU bailout agreed in July, newly re-elected left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sept.25.
The Finance Ministry has announced a dramatic rise in vehicle acquisitions by the public sector in the first eight months of the year was mainly caused by a rise in the acquisitions of armored water cannons, armored carriers and helicopters by police forces due to escalating violence in the country
As European countries discuss the possible impact of a refugee influx on their population, figures from Eurostat have shown these countries expect just a small increase in their population in the upcoming decades, while many countries, including Turkey, will be subject to a sharp rise before 2040.
DUBAI - Reuters
Two months after Iran reached a nuclear deal that will open its markets to the world, officials are warning of economic stagnation as consumers hold off on purchases of domestic goods while they wait for international brands to arrive.
TOKYO - The Associated Press
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, fresh from a bruising battle over unpopular military legislation, announced on Sept.24 an updated plan for reviving the world's third-largest economy, setting a GDP target of 600 trillion yen ($5 trillion).
The World Bank has said it transferred an amount of about $25 million to the Palestinian Authority from the Palestinian Reform and Development Plan Trust Fund (PRDP-MDTF), a multi-donor budget support mechanism administered by the Bank, in a written statement on Sept. 21.
The markets in Turkey are closed due to the ongoing Eid al-Adha holiday, but the U.S. dollar’s rise against the Turkish Lira continued for another day on Sept. 24, breaking a historic record at 3.0738 liras per dollar as the forex trade continued at the international markets.
ISTANBUL - Reuters
Turkey’s Central Bank kept its interest rates on hold on Sept. 22, taking its cue from the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) which has kept rates steady, and ahead of a Nov.1 parliamentary election
Vahap Munyar - ANKARA
Economic stability can be maintained by through a coalition government amid many problems in the economy both from inside and outside, according to former Central Bank head and deputy from the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), Durmuş Yılmaz.
Neşe Karanfil - ANKARA
The public sector’s vehicle acquisitions saw record-high rises over this year