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  1. April 18, 2014

    Gul rules out swapping roles with Erdogan

    Abdullah Gul, Turkey’s president, on Friday appeared to rule out switching jobs to become prime minister and suggested he...

  2. April 18, 2014

    Emerging markets repent of ‘original sin’

    A decade ago, economists often fretted about the so-called “original sin” that plagued emerging markets. During the 1980s...

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  1. Investing in Turkey

    As Turkey tries to rein in its current account deficit and shift away from its heavy r...
  2. Turkey

    Saddled with the fallout from protests this summer, Turkey’s prime minister is gearing...
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  1. April 17, 2014

    Turkey parliament gives spy agency controversial new powers

    Turkey’s parliament has approved legislation to bolster the powers of the country’s intelligence service, a measure...

  2. April 17, 2014

    Weighing up Europe and emerging markets

    If you were an international bond investor, which of these entities would you lend to? Country A is an economic powerhouse,...

  3. April 14, 2014

    Social media bans darken Turkey’s economic growth prospects

    After more than a decade in the US, Baris Aksoy returned to Istanbul in 2012 to set up an office for Intel Capital, the...

  4. April 13, 2014

    Beware the market’s tendency to kill its darlings

    The myth of the “fragile five” has shattered. Just a few months ago investors were abuzz about the risks posed to Brazil,...

  5. April 11, 2014

    Court strikes down Erdogan’s new law

    Turkey’s constitutional court has ruled against a controversial law that gives ministers more control over appointing...

  6. beyondbrics

    April 9, 2014

    Jim O'Neill: shifting trade, a threat to global institutions

    Jim O’Neill believes, not for the first time, that economists and policy makers have got it wrong. They underestimate how...

  7. April 8, 2014

    WTO chief Roberto Azevêdo warns on trade recovery

    Global trade has failed to rebound as sharply as expected in the first three months of this year because of the eurozone’s...

  8. April 8, 2014

    Industrial output across Europe rises

    Some good data news for the global economy out on Tuesday as UK, Hungarian and Turkish industrial output figures outpaced...

  9. FT Alphaville

    April 8, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE David revisits the €1,000,000,000,000 question, what will the ECB do? Dan notes the...

  10. April 8, 2014

    Turkey announces euro bond issue

    Turkey announced on Tuesday plans to issue a euro-denominated bond to cover its remaining external financing needs for the...

  11. April 4, 2014

    Syria’s exiled businessmen set up shop in southern Turkey

    Saeed Nahass spent decades building up his business in Syria but it took just months for the civil war to devastate his...

  12. April 4, 2014

    A new crop of rose perfumes

    When it comes to fragrances, would a rose by any other name smell as sweet? As spring bursts into bloom, that is the...

  13. April 4, 2014

    Investors rekindle their love for emerging markets

    It has been a tough few years for emerging market investors. If you had put $100 into the S&P 500 index on April Fools’ Day...

  14. April 4, 2014

    Erdogan pushes for Turkey’s central bank to cut interest rates

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime minister, displayed burgeoning political confidence after a victory in local elections...

  15. April 3, 2014

    Turkey election fraud claims emerge as Twitter ban is dropped

    Four days after Turkey’s ruling AK party triumphed in nationwide elections it was forced to beat back allegations of voter...

  16. The World

    April 3, 2014

    Cuba hummingbird hovers over US psy-ops failure

    The Associated Press has just released a fascinating piece of investigative journalism about US psy-ops in Cuba, the plan...

  17. April 3, 2014

    China presses Thailand to return Uighur refugees

    A group of mainly Muslim refugees from western China has become the focus of an international tug-of-war in Thailand as...

  18. beyondbrics

    April 2, 2014

    From periphery to core: EM to dominate global travel

    If your mental map of the global economy puts emerging markets on the periphery and developed markets at the core, then...

  19. April 2, 2014

    Turkey’s highest court overturns Twitter ban

    Turkey’s highest court has ruled that the country’s recently imposed ban on Twitter is unconstitutional and has ordered it...

  20. April 2, 2014

    Authoritarian Erdogan sets an unappealing precedent

    At the height of the mass rebellion across Turkey last summer against the autocratic whimsy of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip...

  21. April 1, 2014

    Turkey’s opposition should rediscover its strengths

    Officially, Turkish voters went to the polls on Sunday to elect municipal governments. But the ballot was also an informal...

  22. FT Alphaville

    April 1, 2014

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Tuesday, - Does economics make you a bad person? - 18th century French philosophers weigh in on inequality...

  23. March 31, 2014

    Turkey’s Erdogan triumphant after resounding poll victory

    Amid the many memorable phrases uttered by Recep Tayyip Erdogan as he celebrated his latest election victory on Sunday...

  24. The World

    March 31, 2014

    Erdogan wins latest battle - but war not over yet

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) and his wife Emine Erdogan (L) greet supporters. (Getty) Recep Tayyip...

  25. March 31, 2014

    Japan industrial production falls

    Industrial production disappointed in Japan, a negative figure before Tuesday’s consumption tax rise, the first in nearly...

  26. March 31, 2014

    Lira resumes rally after AKP wins poll in Turkey

    The Turkish lira jumped to a three-month high after the incumbent AK party of prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed a...

  27. March 31, 2014

    Reports of death of EM are exaggerated

    In the space of three years, emerging markets have seen a dramatic fall from grace. Once thought to be a key strategic asset...

  28. March 30, 2014

    Local election highlights deep divisions among voters in Turkey

    In the mazelike streets of Uskudar, the Istanbul district, where Recep Tayyip Erdogan voted in nationwide elections on...

  29. March 30, 2014

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan claims victory in Turkey national polls

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime minister, declared victory in national polls on Sunday night, suggesting an imminent...

  30. March 29, 2014

    Twitter wins court fight in Turkey

    Twitter has claimed a victory for freedom of expression in Turkey after a Turkish court ruled it could show a tweet accusing...

  31. March 28, 2014

    Turkey must look beyond Erdogan

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime minister, this weekend faces the biggest test of his 11 years in power. In the past few...

  32. March 28, 2014

    Ankara hits back at Gulenists over stream of damaging web leaks

    Turkey’s government hit back against a preacher whose followers it accuses of orchestrating a stream of damaging leaks on...

  33. FT Alphaville

    March 28, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Designed in California, taxed in never never land: Dan brings us the fast growing...

  34. March 27, 2014

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s shallow version of democracy will falter

    By definition, municipal elections are about choosing local leaders. Yet Turkey’s local elections this weekend will be about...

  35. March 27, 2014

    Turkey blocks access to YouTube

    Turkey’s embattled government has blocked access to YouTube, hours after the release on the platform of a leaked tape in...

  36. March 27, 2014

    India seeks to shed ‘fragile five’ tag as economy improves

    By some measures India’s supposedly fragile economy has rarely looked in better shape, as the politicians prepare for next...

  37. March 27, 2014

    Turkey rally presumes Erdogan poll win

    Turkey’s ban on Twitter has taken world opinion of its authoritarian primeminister to a fresh low on the eve of a vote that...

  38. March 26, 2014

    Ankara emerges as central battleground in Turkey elections

    The mayor of Ankara is a man of monumental ambition. Battling to stay in office in the bellwether contest of nationwide...

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