Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek has announced a reform package which aims to reduce the shadow economy by 19 percent over the next three years.
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Russia's central bank cut Jan. 30 its main interest rate to 15 percent from 17 percent in a move that caught markets by surprise, sending the ruble tumbling.
ISTANBUL - Reuters
Islamic banking’s share in the Turkish banking sector is expected to increase from 5.3 percent to around 20 percent with the three new Islamic banks planned to be opened by state-run lenders
KYIV - Agence France-Presse
US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Wednesday that Washington was ready to increase sanctions on Russia over its actions in war-torn Ukraine
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s main stock exchange, Borsa Istanbul, was ranked among the top five performers in the world in 2014, the exchange announced in a statement late on Jan. 5
Standard and Poor's stripped Russia of its investment-grade rating on Monday, cutting it to "junk" status with a warning of weak growth
The Turkish state-run Ziraat Bank has been granted a banking license by the Central Bank of Azerbaijan, marking its entrance into the lucrative market.
Borsa Istanbul has announced the signing of a partnership agreement with London Stock Exchange Group covering derivatives and index products
KUALA LUMPUR - Agence France-Presse
Shares in AirAsia, Southeast Asia's biggest budget airline, lost almost eight percent in Kuala Lumpur on Dec. 29 after one of its jets disappeared with 162 people on board.
ATHENS - Reuters
Two major Greek lenders applied to tap the national central bank’s emergency funding a year after ending their reliance on it
Lebanese lender Bank Audi reported a 15 percent rise in full-year net profit on late Jan. 26, saying its Turkish subsidiary Odeabank had helped boost earnings.
Turkey’s Bank Asya has signed an agreement to sell its 40 percent stake in Tamweel Africa Holding to the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector for 31.8 million euro
SARAJEVO - Reuters
Turkey’s state-run stock exchange Borsa Istanbul has started trading index futures of 10 companies from the Sarajevo Stock Exchange as part of expansion plans
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