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French remarks on Khashoggi affair prompt Turkish anger

Turkey reacted with fury on Monday after French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said President Tayyip Erdogan was playing a political game over sharing intelligence about the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Turkish lira weakens after Fed reaffirms tightening policy

Turkey's lira weakened around one percent against the dollar to its weakest level of the week on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve reaffirmed its stand on tightening monetary policy, causing markets to price in a U.S. December rate hike.

Hadas: Central bankers stuck between two myths

Politicians are once again trying to push central banks around. Donald Trump and his counterparts in India, Turkey, Russia and South Africa are complaining that the monetary authorities are resisting the popular will. The pressure is quite justified, and also totally wrongheaded.

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