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Turkish lira tumbles on economic and terror fears

Central bank warns currency speculators it is monitoring excessive market volatility.....»»

Category: topSource: ftJan 11th, 2017

Turkish Lira Tumbles After Trump Approves Plan To Directly Arm Kurds

Turkey's 'sultan for life' Erdogan will not be happy. NBC News is reporting that two US.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 9th, 2017

How will Erdogan"s victory impact the economy?

The tight outcome of the referendum vote will likely keep pressure on the Turkish lira and the economy. CNNMoney's John Defterios examines the impact on a country that has been economically hit due to political uncertainty and terror attacks......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnApr 17th, 2017

Turkish Central Bank Raises Rates by 50 basis points

Turkey’s central bank raised its benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points on Thursday, the first increase in nearly three years, as a surging U.S. dollar and domestic security worries batter the lira currency and stoke inflation fears. Defying Pre.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseNov 24th, 2016

Turkey questions "junk" rating

Turkish shares tumble 4 percent while bonds and the lira also weaken sharply after ratings agency Moody's cut Turkey's sovereign rating to "junk", triggering fears of an outflow of foreign funds. Ivor Bennett reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 26th, 2016

China"s credit rating cut by S&P over rising debt fears

Ratings agency cites concerns over financial and economic risk as country’s total debt hits $28tn.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral11 hr. 48 min. ago

China, Russia assure support to Pak after Trump criticism: Report

China and Russia have assured Pakistan at the diplomatic level that they would veto any US move in the United Nations to slap economic sanctions on Islamabad over failure to eliminate terror safe hav........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineSep 13th, 2017

Wall Street up 1 percent as Irma, North Korea fears ease

(Reuters) - Three major U.S. indexes rose more than 1 percent on Monday as Irma's downgrade to a tropical storm eased concerns about its impact on economic growth, and as North Korea refrained from any missile tests over the weekend, as feared......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 11th, 2017

Wall Street enjoys relief rally as Irma, North Korea fears ease

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks rallied broadly on Monday as Irma was downgraded to a tropical storm, easing concerns about its impact on economic growth, and as North Korea refrained from any missile tests over the weekend as feared......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 11th, 2017

China, Pakistan to boost anti-terror cooperation along CPEC

China and Pakistan have agreed to strengthen anti-terrorism and security cooperation along a USD 50 billion economic corridor that links the restive regions of the two countries through a network of rail and road projects. The Ch.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 9th, 2017

Does Government Spending Create More Economic Growth? (Spoiler Alert: No, Silly!)

Authored by Frank Shostak via The Mises Institute, After the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, fears of ballooning public debt and worries about the drag on econom.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 5th, 2017

Dollar recovers, world stocks gain as North Korea missile fears recede

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar came off a 2-1/2 year low and world stocks rose on Wednesday after the United States' measured response to North Korea's missile test soothed jittery investors who turned their focus to positive economic data......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 30th, 2017

Brexit Raises Supply Fears for U.K. Economy

The plan to leave the European Union has decreased workers available to British businesses and stalled investment plans, and is seen as holding back economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 24th, 2017

Tourists are returning to Paris after attacks

Paris is on track for its strongest tourism year in a decade as visitors shake off terror fears and return to the capital city with gusto......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 23rd, 2017

ISIS used UK firms to finance Spain terror attacks: Report

The FBI disclosures raise fears about the likelihood of further attacks in Europe.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 20th, 2017

Barcelona attack: Police hunt terror suspect amid fears of more strikes

Police are hunting for Moroccan-born Younes Abouyaaqoub said to be at the centre of investigation.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 19th, 2017

Investors sell stocks, dollar on fears Trump agenda is foundering

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stock investors joined a global retreat from riskier assets on Friday and the dollar wavered on growing doubts about U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to fulfill his economic agenda......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 17th, 2017

North Korea Fears Subsided?

Deutsche Bank’s Macro Economic Strategist Jim Reid and Research Analyst Jeff Cai look at the early reaction to geopolitical events particularly last week, and expect a “pivotal week” .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 14th, 2017

VIX Tumbles, S&P Futures, Global Stocks Rebound Sharply As Korea Fears Fade

The VIX tumbled by nearly 3 vols, down to 13.10 last, or over 18% lower and global stocks and S&P futures rebounded sharply on Monday as tensions over an imminent conflic.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 14th, 2017

U.S. Growth Seen Steadying, Soothing Slowdown Fears

The U.S. is set for steady economic growth, according to leading indicators from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, which previously hinted at a slowdown......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 8th, 2017

European shares rally, sterling tumbles on dovish BoE

LONDON (Reuters) - Upbeat economic news helped push European stock markets higher on Thursday, while sterling hit a nine-month low against the euro after investors concluded the Bank of England was in no hurry to raise interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 3rd, 2017