Turkey and the US agreed to normalise bilateral relations, strained by the Turkish campaign against the US-armed YPG Kurdish militia in Syria.
There were $5.8bn of issues in the bond markets of Central and Eastern Europe in January, well ahead of the $390mn of issues a year ago.
War of words erupts after Turkish coast patrol vessel rammed a Greek coastguard boat close to islands claimed by both countries, amid rising tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean.
European Council President Donald Tusk issues warning after Nicosia accused the Turkish military of obstructing Italian energy company Eni's gas exploration ship in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Annual gain edges up from 0.8% in 2016 to 1% last year.
Full-year figure for 2017 shows output rose to 6.3% from 1.8% in the previous year.
The shadow economy accounts for almost 30% of Bulgaria's GDP, higher than in any other European country, finds a new IMF report.
Entrepreneur, angel investor and Dragons Den star Baybars Altuntaş talks to bne IntelliNews about how mobile and financial technologies can be harnessed to help refugees build new lives and launch successful businesses.
Prices grow at slowest pace seen since July last year, with base effects and slower than anticipated food inflation growth key factors in lower than expected headline figure.
If sunlight is the best disinfectant, then export credit agencies need to step into the daytime, argues a new study of ECAs in Central and Eastern Europe.
Equities see gain of $112mn and state securities a strong $743mn.
Rapprochement with Moscow led to a huge return of Russian tourists while a big reduction in terrorism also helped drive the figures back up.
Exports gain 10% to $157bn but imports experience faster growth of 18% y/y to hit $234bn.
Total lending moved up 18% to hit TRY2.05tn.
Gain comes after four straight months of decline with business, services, consumer and construction sentiment up.
Higher import prices and a rise in the underlying trend of inflation among factors that force regulator to think again.
Prices moved up by 11.33% but were outdone by annual CPI inflation at a 14-year high of 12.98%.
The world is going through a digital transformation that could be as significant as the advent of the Internet and IBM is playing an active role in that change in CEE.
Figure for the full year of 2017 tops $3.3bm with enthusiasm for emerging markets equities lifting Istanbul stock exchange to series of all-time highs.
Sentiment in business up 5% m/m in first month of the year following three consecutive monthly declines, but manufacturing sees its capacity utilisation fall back 0.8 pp.