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The Turkish Central Bank will maintain its current tight stance in monetary policy in order to balance risks on inflation, Central Bank Gov. Murat Çetinkaya said on April 24, after consumer price growth soared to an 8.5-year high in March.
Turkey’s TAV Airports has announced that it has included the Qassim and Hail airports in Saudi Arabia to its portfolio, which also includes airports in Madinah and Yanbu.
More than 100,000 people visited the Istanbul Auto Show in three days after its official opening on April 20.
A total of 128,923 properties were sold across Turkey in March, marking a 10 percent year-on-year increase due to cheaper loans and tax incentives.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
With fears rising that the Trump administration will follow through on its threats to raise trade barriers, world finance ministers are united on one message: protectionism threatens the global economy.
Dinçer Gökçe - ISTANBUL
Turkish carrier BoraJet Airlines has announced the temporary suspension of operations for a restructuring process to prepare itself for Istanbul’s new airport, the firm said in a statement April 24.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
Narrowing the gap between rich and poor is key to avoiding a destructive rise in populism, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on April 22 as he laid out a plan to boost private investment in Africa.
DUBAI/WELLINGTON - Reuters
New Zealand is considering restrictions on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights from some Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East, the country’s prime minister said on April 24.
NEW YORK - Reuters
American Airlines on April 22 apologized to a female passenger and suspended an employee after a video showing an onboard clash over a baby stroller went viral, in the latest embarrassment for a U.S. carrier over how it treated a customer.
Finance Minister Naci Ağbal has said his ministry has launched a detailed examination into tax payments of global online portals, noting that tax avoiders were sent notifications demanding they pay their taxes.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s promised “big announcement” next week on overhauling the U.S. tax code, a top campaign pledge, will consist of “broad principles and priorities,” an administration official said on April 22.
The World Bank Group and the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank said on April 23 they agreed to deepen their cooperation with a framework for knowledge sharing, staff exchanges, analytical work, development financing and country-level coordination.
The ratings agency Fitch on April 21 downgraded Italy’s long-term debt rating a notch to BBB, one level above the “speculative” grade, citing the country’s persistent debt and fiscal problems.