Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in the Turkish capital.
June 1, 2020
Watchdog amends asset ratio calculation methodology after lenders find loopholes. President determined all banks should play a full role in delivering more cheap money. But some non-state players appear to be getting heartily fed up.
May 6, 2020
You can almost smell the acrid smoke pouring out of the Turkish economy. But the finance minister has been up on the virtual podium to insist all is well. Curious analysts tuned into his charm offensive.
April 15, 2020
So they had to import a prototype from Italy for the launch ceremony. And it’s got no engine. But a “holographic assistant” feature is within grasp and Erdogan is at the wheel. What’s not to like?
April 8, 2020
With lira hitting the skids, ludicrous instruction issued to banks asks them to prevent borrowers using debt to invest in foreign currencies, gold and equities.
March 31, 2020
Opposition research shows worrying price movements in economy roiled by pandemic. Issues both old and new now combining, prompting warnings of possible supply scarcities ahead.