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Turkish Treasury borrows $508M through auctions

ANKARA  The Turkish Treasury borrowed 3.9 billion Turkish liras ($508.3 million) from domestic markets through two auctions held on Monday. Some 1.3 billion Turkish liras ($168 million) in seven-year Floating Rate...

Turkey’s Borsa Istanbul up 0.83% at close

BIST 100 rises more than 850 points from previous close

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul up at Monday's open

ANKARA Turkey's benchmark stock index rose 0.50%, or 522.71 points, to start the week at 105,902.43 points. On Friday's close, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index was up 1.54% at 105,379.71 points...

Turkey: Housing sales rise 8.9% in January-April

ISTANBUL The number of houses sold in Turkey rose by 8.9% in the January-April period to reach 383,821, said the country's statistical authority on Friday. In the four-month period, sales of...

Turkish Treasury borrows $934M through auctions

ANKARA The Turkish Treasury borrowed nearly 6.35 billion Turkish liras ($934 million) from domestic markets on Tuesday.  Some 1.95 billion Turkish liras ($286.7 million) in 12-months zero coupon bonds (re-opened, fourth...

Turkey: Foreign debt stock stands at $433.9B end-Sept

ANKARA Turkey's gross external debt stock totaled $433.9 billion at the end of September, the Treasury and Finance Ministry announced Tuesday. The figure constituted 59.1% of the country's gross domestic product...

Turkey to post $3.9B current account deficit: Survey

ISTANBUL Turkey's current account balance for August is expected to post a deficit of $3.9 billion, according to an Anadolu Agency survey done Friday.  The Turkish Central Bank is set next...

Turkish airports see 5.2M passengers in February

ANKARA The number of air passengers in Turkey -- including transit passengers -- totaled 5.2 million this February, the country’s airport authority said Saturday. According to the General Directorate of State...

Turkey's foreign trade gap at $2.1B in September

ANKARA Turkey's foreign trade deficit stood at $2.1 billion in September, said the country's statistical authority on Thursday. TurkStat data indicated a 6.6% year-on-year rise in last month's figure. Turkish exports rose...

Turkish contractors assume foreign projects worth $395B

ANKARA Total worth of projects undertaken by Turkish contractor firms abroad reached $395 billion as of the end of November, Turkey's trade minister has said. The figure is expected to reach...

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Turkish Central Bank reserves rise to $97.7B in June

ANKARA  The Turkish Central Bank announced on Wednesday that its official reserves amounted to $97.7 billion as of the end of June. Total reserve assets increased...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – July 28, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments in Turkey, around the world and the coronavirus pandemic. - Developments in Turkey,...

Tunisian president dismisses some top state officials

Tunisian President Kais Saied dismissed some top state officials Tuesday, according to a state bulletin. The bulletin included the president’s latest decisions on the dismissal...

Turkish foreign minister expresses support to Tunisian people following coup attempt

ANKARA The Turkish foreign minister expressed Tuesday Turkey's support to the Tunisian people following Sunday’s coup attempt. Mevlut Cavusoglu held a phone conversation with his Tunisian...

Turkey condemns EU’s stance on partial opening of Northern Cyprus’ ‘ghost town’

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday dismissed remarks made by EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell on the partial reopening of the Maras region in the Turkish...