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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
I really do not know if Muslims were in the Americas three centuries before Christopher Columbus, as President PM Erdoğan first claimed, and then vehemently defended, last week
Seen as one of the most vulnerable emerging markets (EMs) not too long ago, Turkey is on a Cinderella run, attracting significant capital inflows. Foreigners’ net equity and bond investments rose by $0.9 and 1.4 billion respectively during the last four weeks.
I can hear you say it: “He finally lost it.” Nope, I have not gone completely nuts. I haven’t smoked anything that would make me see UFOs, either. I am talking about Turkey’s Unidentified Financing Objects.
I have been burning a lot of brain cells of late on six puzzles of the Turkish economy. I have already made some way into solving some of them, while I am still baffled by others.
There may be lessons for Turkey from the Iron Curtain’s transformation. PM Davutoğlu unveiled nine of the 25 transformation programs of the government’s ambitious structural reform strategy on Nov. 6
There isn’t a huge Halloween tradition in Turkey, and so I celebrated “witches’ holiday,” as we Turks call it, by watching M. Night Shyamalan’s “The Sixth Sense.”
I present to you the first Hürriyet Daily News column, and probably the first economics column ever, titled in Star Trek’s Vulcan language. You are probably familiar with its English translation, the salute “live long and prosper.”
Everyone is discussing the impact of U.S. monetary policy on Turkish assets. They are missing the forest in favor of the trees: Two reports released this week highlight the real weaknesses of the Turkish economy.
Whenever the Turkish Statistical Office (TÜİK) releases an official statistic, I always get emails from at least a couple of readers who question the data. They have a point
As widely expected, the Central Bank kept its policy rates constant at its Oct. 23 rates meeting.
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