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Markets respond to Turkey’s failed coup

After the failed coup, markets were quick to write off any short-term impact on oil prices. Yet, Turkey’s post-coup behavior increases risks for investors.

Economics Europe

Unsuccessful coup threatens Turkey’s economy

The Turkish government is back in firm control of the country after the failed coup attempt, but negative impacts on the local economy will persist.

Middle East/North Africa Politics

Davutoglu’s resignation sparks uncertainty for Turkey

Only one thing is sure now after Davutoglu’s resignation: in Turkey, it is Erdoğan who holds all the cards.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Turkey’s new Central Bank Governor must walk political minefield

New Central Bank Governor Çetinkaya faces political pressure to cut interest rates while trying to reduce Turkey’s high inflation.

Europe Politics

Russia-Turkey tensions rise to fever pitch amid sanctions

Economic sanctions against Turkey will be dearly felt in Ankara, but will also resonate in Moscow. Not only established commercial ties will suffer a blow, but also all outstanding Russia-Turkey

Europe Middle East/North Africa Politics Security

Big win for AKP in Turkey, but future is uncertain

In a shock to many pollsters, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) regained its parliamentary majority, lost in the June elections, with a vote of 49.5% and 317 seats in

Europe Security

Ankara bombing aftermath poses risks for Turkey’s election

What started as a peaceful protest ended up as one of the most devastating terrorist attacks in Turkish history. With around 100 people dead and more injured, this terrorist attack

Europe Politics

Four possible outcomes of Turkey’s November election

With the ruling AKP’s failure to form a coalition government, the November 1 election will play a critical part in deciding Turkey’s future. These are dark days for Turkey. With

International Politics

Turkey’s global competition with China

Anti-Chinese tariffs and sentiments are increasing in Turkey as Ankara’s dependence on Chinese imports grows. Despite this, Turkish firms are taking on China in Africa and Central Asia. Two weeks

Middle East/North Africa Security

Turkey’s opening of Incirlik air base may lead to regional fallout

The opening of Turkey’s Incirlik airbase to the United States-led coalition will allow it to escalate its strikes against the Islamic State at the cost of jeopardizing fragile relationships with many of