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ANALYSIS: Is the Turkish lira any less vulnerable than last year?

ANALYSIS: Is the Turkish lira any less vulnerable than last year?

Turkey is beset by any number of economic difficulties and political uncertainty has now entered the equation. Worries that another BoP ‘sudden stop’ is under way also call the country’s currency stability into question.

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LONG READ: Playing Real Risk - Russia vs US

LONG READ: Playing Real Risk - Russia vs US

I play a game of Risk with my son using the real distribution of great power military bases around the world.

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Central and Eastern European countries' high-tech exports boom

Central and Eastern European countries' high-tech exports boom

Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries high-tech exports are booming, according to a study recently conducted by RS Components, based on an analysis of 10 years of high-tech export data from The World Bank.

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MARKET ANALYSIS: Turkey spirits lifted by rosier industrial data and an Oval Office meeting

MARKET ANALYSIS: Turkey spirits lifted by rosier industrial data and an Oval Office meeting

Talk turns to whether economy may be pulling out of recession—but a second ‘sudden stop’ in balance of payments might be under way.

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Russia's Ministry of Finance takes

Russia's Ministry of Finance takes "manual control" over the most indebted regions

With the Russian public finances in rude health the government is moving to take tighter control of regional debt, the build-up of which nearly caused a crisis only two years ago.

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New drama unfolds over Ukraine's nationalised PrivatBank as Zelenskiy about to win presidential election

New drama unfolds over Ukraine's nationalised PrivatBank as Zelenskiy about to win presidential election

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko believes that former finance minister and liberal reformer Oleksandr Danylyuk, who has joined a team of presidential frontrunner and comic Volodymyr Zelenskiy, has a conflict of interest in Privatbank case

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ISTANBUL BLOG: Erdogan’s loyalists resort to shooting the messenger

ISTANBUL BLOG: Erdogan’s loyalists resort to shooting the messenger

Apologies, but a s*** show is a s*** show, whether it’s the latest unemployment figures, PPI data or the finance minister’s unconvincing bid for restorative hot money to address Turkey’s economic morass.

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ISTANBUL BLOG: Another rough day out of the office for finance minister Albayrak

ISTANBUL BLOG: Another rough day out of the office for finance minister Albayrak

Turkish assets slide again as Turkey’s hapless economic supremo tells it like it is (isn’t) at a JPMorgan-hosted event in Washington.

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