ISTANBUL Turkey's currency continued its gradual descent to record lows on Wednesday, reflecting expectations the central bank would not hike rates to stem the slide as tensions with Greece and the threat of new EU sanctions appeared to ease.
ISTANBUL Turkey's annual consumer price inflation is expected to climb towards 12% in August, a Reuters poll showed on Monday, pushed up by higher energy prices and the weak lira.
ISTANBUL Turkish state lender Halkbank has lost a bid to have the U.S. judge overseeing a criminal case accusing it of helping Iran evade American sanctions recuse himself.
* Foreign tourists vital to funding large current account
ISTANBUL Hasan Ayhan followed his wife's instructions last week and took their savings to buy gold at Istanbul's Grand Bazaar as Turks scooped up bullion worth $7 billion in a just a fortnight.
ANKARA/ISTANBUL Turkey plans to reopen schools nationwide on Aug. 31, to get students back into classrooms and free up working parents, assuming a recent stabilisation in coronavirus cases holds.
* Graphic: Stabilisation in Turkish cases https://tmsnrt.rs/30WLYVc
ISTANBUL Turkey's economy is expected to contract this year for the first time in more than a decade as the coronavirus pandemic and related restrictions hit demand, but will bounce back next year, according to a Reuters poll published on Friday.
ISTANBUL A Turkish jet executive on trial over Carlos Ghosn's dramatic escape from Japan told a court on Friday that the former Nissan boss spoke about Hollywood making a movie of his getaway as he flew in a private jet to Beirut.
ISTANBUL Seven suspects went on trial in Turkey on Friday over their alleged involvement in former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's dramatic escape from Japan to Lebanon via Istanbul at the end of last year.