* Turkish inflation expected to fall on base effect
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ISTANBUL/ANKARA Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday that Washington is stalling in its agreement to create a "safe zone" in northeast Syria, and repeated that Ankara was ready to act on its own if necessary to push back Kurdish fighters.
ISTANBUL, Sept 2 The Turkish economy contracted
less than expected in the second quarter, 1.5% year-on-year, as
it looks to shake off the effects of a recession brought on by
last year's currency crisis.
ANKARA/ISTANBUL, Aug 20 A central bank decision
that banks with higher loan growth can hold lower reserves will
boost profits at Turkish state banks and encourage private
banks to follow suit with increased lending, analysts say.
* Lira strengthens after initial drop
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ISTANBUL Turkey's economy is expected to contract in 2019 for the first time in a decade and to see only modest growth in the following two years, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday.
ISTANBUL Russia began delivering an advanced missile defense system to Turkey on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally and drive a wedge into the heart of the Western military alliance. | Video
* Erdogan says cenbank head sacked for disregarding
ISTANBUL Turkey's central bank is expected to make a deeper than previously expected cut in its key interest rate this month after President Tayyip Erdogan dismissed its governor, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday.
ISTANBUL A Turkish court ruled on Friday to keep an employee of the U.S. consulate in custody as his trial on espionage charges continues, in a case that has damaged relations between Washington and Ankara.