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Turkey’s Borsa Istanbul up at Monday’s opening

ANKARA  Turkey's benchmark stock index started Monday at 107,350.11 points with a daily rise of 0.42%, or 446.43 points. On Friday, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index was down 0.21% to close...

Turkey welcomes 5.4M tourists in 7 months

ISTANBUL Turkey hosted 5.4 million foreign visitors in the first seven months of 2020, the country’s Culture and Tourism Ministry said on Monday.  The figures decreased by 78% year-on-year in the...

Turkey's daily power consumption up 0.85% on Dec. 5

ANKARA Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 0.85% to 871,580 megawatt-hours on Thursday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Friday. Hourly power consumption peaked at local...

Total turnover in Turkish economy improves in Sept

ANKARA  The total turnover of Turkish economy surged 4.8% year-on-year in September this year, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) reported Friday. Annual rises in turnover indices of trade and construction offset...

Turkey's annual inflation rate to rise in June: Survey

ISTANBUL Turkey's annual inflation rate is projected to rise to 12.14% in June, economists said on Tuesday. A group of 16 economists polled by Anadolu Agency predicted an increase of 0.75%...

Turkey: Banking sector net profit at $6.4B in Jan-Sept

ANKARA The net profit of Turkey's banking sector totaled 36.2 billion Turkish liras ($6.4 billion) in January-September, the country's banking watchdog said Wednesday. The figure was down 12.5% on an annual...

Turkey's hen egg production down in March

ANKARA Hen egg output in Turkey decreased 2.8% on a yearly basis to 1.7 billion units in March, the country's statistical authority reported on Tuesday. The country's chicken meat production rose...

Turkish Treasury to repay $12.5B in July-Sept

ANKARA Turkey's Treasury will repay 85.5 billion Turkish liras ($12.5 billion) of debt in the July-September period, the Treasury and Finance Ministry announced on Tuesday. Over the next three months, the...

Turkish stocks up 0.37% at Wednesday's close

ANKARA Turkey's benchmark stock index closed the day at 1,114.18 points on Wednesday, up 0.37% from the previous close. After starting the day at 1,114.90 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index...

40th year of Turkey's transition to liberal economy

ANKARA Turkey marks 40th year of one of the most radical moves in its history, which aimed to liberalize the economy through structural reforms. Decisions announced on Jan. 24, 1980 changed...

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Bosnian minister says more women needed in government

BELGRADE, Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina's first headscarf-wearing minister said Wednesday that women should be more involved in government.  "There are four women in the current cantonal...

UAE ratifies visa exemption agreement with Israel

ISTANBUL  The United Arab Emirates approved a visa exemption agreement with Israel on Wednesday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.  The agreement will come into...

NBA: Rockets trade James Harden to Nets

ANKARA The Houston Rockets traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, NBA insider Shams Charania announced Wednesday.  “Rockets are acquiring Caris LeVert in James Harden deal...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – January 14, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.   Coronavirus...

‘Cyprus solution must be based on sovereign equality'

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  An official negotiation process on the Cyprus issue can only be started for a solution based on sovereign equality,...