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Remember What Happened in 2001?

With the outbreak of huge financial turmoil of Turkey in 2001, we saw Turkish lira dramatically depreciates against other currencies in nine consecutive days. Even though some dissimilarities exist between today and 2001, the recent moves in Turkish Lira as same as they were 12…

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Turkey Inflation Beats Expectations

According to data released by the Statistics Office this morning, headline CPI was up 1.8% mom, compared to the consensus forecast of 1.25% mom. Meanwhile year-on-year headline inflation is up to 7.71%, quietly higher than CBT’s target. Food price inflation surprised the market on the…

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Story Of 90 Years With Two Charts

On 29 Oct, Turkey celebrated the Republic Day and 90th anniversary of  the foundation of the country. At the same day, Ugur Gurses, the columnist at Turkey’s daily newspaper Radikal, shared two must-see charts showing how economy made progress since the beginning, in a well-summarized…

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10y US Treasury As A Global Markets Driver

At the center of all financial markets, we have the market for US Treasury. US fixed income market play a crucial role in the global economy. Treasurys are denominated in US dollars, the main currency used by central banks and major financial institutions around the…

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A More Supervised Credit Era Begins in Turkey

Too much public spending, excessive reliance on domestic demand and loose monetary policy. These are the points that IMF implied about Turkish economy within its global economic outlook report published recently. In addition, for the past few years, the country’s technocrats have forewarned of rates…

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Yield Seeking Carry Traders Go For Turkish Bonds

Yesterday, we had the data for non-farm payrolls in the US and the number was extremely disappointing as investors expect Fed to postpone the tapering its asset purchasing program. Expectations for longer liquidity in the US, support emerging markets, as Turkish debt offers one of…

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Goodbye BRICS, Welcome BIITS

The acronym for the association of five major emerging national economies, Brazil, Russia, India, China & South Africa, has been on of the most frequently used elements in the financial terminology for recent years. Now, the outlook for emerging economies is stabilizing due to approaching…

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