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Global hotel occupancy rates hit rock bottom amid virus

ISTANBUL Hotel occupancy rates have hit rock bottom globally due to travel restrictions in the wake of coronavirus. Tourist hotspots across Europe, especially Italy, faced a tremendous blow in March. The biggest...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul up 0.52% at open

ANKARA  Turkey's benchmark stock index started Wednesday at 98,129.45 points, up 0.52% or 510.45 points. On Tuesday, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index decreased 1.34% to close the day at 97,619.00 points...

Turkish Treasury borrows $1.6B through auction

ANKARA The Turkish Treasury borrowed 11.2 billion Turkish liras ($1.6 billion) from domestic markets on Tuesday, said an official statement. The Treasury and Finance Ministry announced that three-year CPI-indexed government bonds...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul down 0.58% at open

ISTANBUL Turkey's benchmark stock index started Tuesday at 98,368.45 points, down 0.58% or 577.43 points. On Monday, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index rose 0.78% to close the day at...

Pandemic to hit 170 countries' GDP in 2020: IMF head

ISTANBUL Some 170 countries will face narrowing in their GDP this year due to the novel coronavirus' impact on the economy, the directing manager of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)...

Barrel of US oil nosedives below $0 in historical first

WASHINGTON The price for a barrel of West Texas Intermediate crude oil sharply curtailed Monday, falling into negative territory for the first time in history as demand continues to collapse...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul starts week looking up

ISTANBUL Turkey's benchmark stock index started Monday at 98,661.63 points, up 0.49%, or 481.81 points. On Friday, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index rose 2.01% to close the day at...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul starts Friday up 2.12%

ANKARA Turkey's benchmark stock index started Friday up 2.12% or 2,038.07 points to open at 98,287.16 points. On Thursday, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 was up 0.41% at 96,249.13 points,...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul starts day looking up

ISTANBUL  Turkey's benchmark stock index started Thursday at 96,705.97 points with a daily increase of 0.89%, or 851.05 points. On Wednesday, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index dropped 2.73% to...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul starts midweek up

ANKARA  Turkey's benchmark stock index rose 0.40% or 395.12 points on Wednesday to start the day at 98,944.92 points. At Tuesday's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index was up...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...