Analyst: ASEAN currencies to further depreciate

Expects ASEAN countries to witness more 'shocks' from further China's financial liberalisation, along with monetary policy tightening by the USBy P Prem Kumar KULA LUMPUR...

World Trade Organization conference opens in Kenya

The ministerial conference, which is the first ever on African soil, is expected to approve accession of two new member countries, Liberia and AfghanistanBy...

Ottoman era ostrich eggs remedy lures Turkish investors

Turkish greenhouse owners have found a 'new way' of coping up with spiders and insects: ostrich eggsKIRSEHIR, Turkey - Turkish greenhouse owners are using...

Schneider Electric Set to Merge with Aveva

Aveva the British engineering software provider to the plant, power and marine industries is set to merge with Schneider Electric, the French multinational corporation...

Greek parliament passes bailout compromise bill

Passage of bill ends fraught debate with creditors over foreclosure protection for bad mortgagesby Vasiliki MitsiniotouATHENS - The Greek parliament late on Thursday...

Greek PM says ‘referendum is still on’

-In a televised speech, Tsipras has said that the referendum would get a better deal for GreeceANKARA - Greek Prime Minister AlexisTsipras spoke...

Turkish central bank holds interest rates for 9th month

Rising consumer demand continues to make inflation outlook uncertainANKARA - The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey has held interest rates at current...

US stock market closes higher, oil jumps almost 5 percent

Indexes rise 3 consecutive weeksNEW YORK - The U.S. stock market closed higher Friday with a push from positive domestic economy and a...

IMF cuts global economic growth forecast on US slowdown

Unexpected weakness in the US economy only temporary, the International Monetary Fund saysANKARA - Global economic growth will be slower than expected in...

Iran's oil revenue falls to $18 bln in 2015: Vice Pres.

Iran's oil revenue falls to $18 bln. from $118 bln. in pre-sanctions era, due to low oil prices and sanctions, 1st VP saysTEHRAN ...

Daily performance of shares on Borsa Istanbul

Top 10 shares in terms of value gained and lost on a daily basis Thursday, May 7, 2015. ISTANBUL - The top 10 shares in terms of...

Turkey's energy minister hails Iran nuclear deal

Sanctions removal is important for foreign investment to flow into Iran, as well as for the price of oil, Turkey’s Energy Minister Taner Yildiz...
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Turkey calls for global trade increase to boost growth

Single trade bloc should be formed to restore growth, economy minister says ISTANBUL - Trade feeds growth and growth feeds trade, Turkish Economy Minister Nihat...

Russia plans to restore Assad regime's economy

Russian companies would have exclusive opportunities to work on reconstruction projects, MPs sayBy Andrew Jay RosenbaumANKARA - A group of Russian MPs have put...

Istanbul Gold Exchange up

- Istanbul Gold Exchange index gained 0.78 percent in value Monday, May 18, 2015 ISTANBUL - The Istanbul Gold Exchange index Monday traded at 101,820 Turkish liras per kilogram. The trading volume in...

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