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Borsa Istanbul down at closing session

- BIST-100 index down at close of daily session Wednesday, April 15, 2015.ISTANBUL - Borsa Istanbul's BIST-100 index was down at the close of the daily session...
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Protest disrupts European Central Bank meeting

- Woman throws papers in air as bank president addresses press in GermanyFRANKFURT, Germany  - A female protester interrupted a press conference by the European...
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Foreign Exchange Rates

- Buying and selling rates of USD, Euro, and British Pound in Istanbul and Ankara on Tuesday and Wednesday.ISTANBUL - The buying and...
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Number of countries joining China-led bank reaches 57

- The list of countries joining the Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank continues to grow despite US opposition to the China-led initiative.ANKARA –...
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Istanbul Gold Exchange up

- Istanbul Gold Exchange index gains in value on Wednesday April 15, 2015.ISTANBUL - The Istanbul Gold Exchange index gained in value on Wednesday April 15, 2015, with gold trading at 103,750...
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Turkish Stream to help Balkans' EU membership

- Balkan countries may gain EU membership with Turkish Stream project, expert saysANKARA - The Turkish Stream natural gas project is an incentive for...
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Pakistan, Afghanistan eye better trade relations

– Pakistan trade minister promises better business ties between the two neighbors during visit to AfghanistanBy Shadi Khan SaifKABUL, Afghanistan – Pakistan's trade...
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Turkey's nuclear waste to be re-processed in Russia

- Nuclear waste from Turkey's 1st nuclear plant, Akkuyu, will be taken to Russia to be re-used, says head of Russian RosatomBy Huseyin Erdogan ANKARA...
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Russian oil firm Lukoil reopens office in Iran

- Russian energy company Lukoil reopened its office in Iran on Wednesday.ANKARA - Russian oil company Lukoil reopened its office in Iran on Wednesday,...
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Oil prices rise above $60 per barrel mark

- Oil prices rose above $60 due to Iran's call for oil production cutANKARA - Brent crude oil prices rose above the $60 per barrel...
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Borsa Istanbul down at opening of second session

- BIST-100 index down at opening of second session on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.ISTANBUL - Borsa Istanbul's BIST-100 index was down at the opening of...
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Turkey's budget discipline 'firm despite seasonal slide'

- Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek says 'periodicity in interest expenditures' behind rise in deficit in March.ANKARA - An increase in the central government budget...
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Borsa Istanbul down at closing of first session

- BIST-100 index down at closing of first session Wednesday, April 15, 2015.ISTANBUL - Borsa Istanbul's BIST-100 index was down at the close of the first...
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Turkey: Trial of Soma mine disaster resumes

- Trial over worst mining incident in Turkey's history involves 45 defendants.ANKARA - The trial over Turkey’s Soma mine disaster, which caused 301 deaths in May...
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China economy slows to 7 percent growth in Q1

- Once ramaging economy now at its lowest expansion since global financial crisis of 2009.By Bahattin Gonultas
ANKARA - China's economy slowed to 7...