ANKARA, May 28 Turkey's Treasury has told the
country's top banks it expects them to buy more lira-denominated
bonds, prompting bankers to ask the government to issue more
longer-term debt, two bankers told Reuters on Tuesday.
ANKARA Turkey's Trade Ministry will implement a reciprocal reduction in tariffs on U.S. imports this week, after the United States halved tariffs on Turkish steel imports, two Turkish sources said on Tuesday.
ANKARA, May 21 Turkey's Trade Ministry will
implement a reciprocal reduction in tariffs on U.S. imports this
week, after the United States halved tariffs on Turkish steel
imports, two Turkish sources said on Tuesday.
* Lira has lost 37 percent of value since end-2017
(Adds strategist comment, banking watchdog, repo held)
ANKARA, May 20 Turkey's BDDK banking watchdog on
Monday imposed a settlement delay for FX purchases by
individuals of more than $100,000, a move that could raise
concerns about capital control in the country as it looks
protect the value of its local currency.
* Tax seen boosting government revenues by 1 bln to 4 bln
* Investors also worried over Istanbul election re-run
(Updates numbers, adds details)
ANKARA Turkey's main opposition party said on Tuesday its candidate for Istanbul mayor would again contest and win the post, after the election board ordered a re-run of the city election in a ruling that has spooked investors and drawn European criticism. | Video
ANKARA, May 2 Turkey's central bank will set up
a lira-for-gold swap transaction market starting May 6 to help
boost its sagging foreign reserves, bankers told Reuters on
ANKARA/ISTANBUL, April 18 The Turkish lira
weakened as much as 2 percent on Thursday, wiping out gains from
a day earlier, as concerns about the central bank's reserves
resurfaced and raised questions about the country's ability to
weather another market selloff.