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Turkish central bank to take steps to direct loans across economy: sources

28 Nov 2019

ANKARA Turkey's central bank is set to adjust a tool it introduced this summer to boost lending in specific sectors of the recession-hit economy, starting by tweaking reserve requirements to squeeze more credit from lenders, two people familiar with the matter said.

Turkish central bank to take steps to direct loans across economy -sources

27 Nov 2019

ANKARA, Nov 27 Turkey's central bank is set to adjust a tool it introduced this summer to boost lending in specific sectors of the recession-hit economy, starting by tweaking reserve requirements to squeeze more credit from lenders, two people familiar with the matter said.

Turkey says it will repatriate most IS detainees by year-end

19 Nov 2019

ANKARA Turkey will have repatriated most of its Islamic State detainees to their home countries by the end of the year, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Tuesday, a week after Turkish authorities began the repatriation programme.

Turkey's Syria operation reveals cracks among Erdogan's political foes

13 Nov 2019

ISTANBUL/ANKARA Turkey's military incursion in Syria has given President Tayyip Erdogan a bump in opinion polls and exposed potential cracks in an informal political alliance that claimed surprise victories over his ruling party in local elections this year.

Behind Trump-Erdogan 'bromance,' a White House meeting to repair U.S.-Turkey ties

13 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON/ANKARA At the 2012 opening of Trump Towers in Istanbul, real estate mogul Donald Trump sang the praises of Tayyip Erdogan, telling a mostly Turkish audience that their leader, prime minister at the time, was "highly respected" around the world. | Video

Behind Trump-Erdogan 'bromance,' a White House meeting to repair U.S.-Turkey ties

12 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON/ANKARA, Nov 12 At the 2012 opening of Trump Towers in Istanbul, real estate mogul Donald Trump sang the praises of Tayyip Erdogan, telling a mostly Turkish audience that their leader, prime minister at the time, was "highly respected" around the world.

UPDATE 1-Istanbul Airport operator mandates Dome Group to refinance project loans

05 Nov 2019

ISTANBUL, Nov 5 Turkey's Istanbul Airport operator IGA mandated London-based Dome Group for the refinancing of loans it took out for the investment, the company told Reuters on Tuesday.

Istanbul Airport operator mandates Dome Group to refinance project loans

05 Nov 2019

ISTANBUL, Nov 5 Turkey's Istanbul Airport operator IGA mandated London-based Dome Group for the refinancing of loans it took out for the investment, the company said in a statement to Reuters on Tuesday.

Turkey's Erdogan may call off U.S. trip after Congress votes - officials

04 Nov 2019

ANKARA President Tayyip Erdogan may call off a visit to Washington next week in protest at votes in the House of Representatives to recognise mass killings of Armenians a century ago as genocide and to seek sanctions on Turkey, three Turkish officials said.

EBRD to sell Turkey bourse stake after former Halkbank exec named CEO - sources

30 Oct 2019

ANKARA The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will sell its 10% stake in the Istanbul exchange after a former Halkbank executive who was jailed in the United States was named as the bourse's CEO, two people familiar with the plans said.

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