Turkey

Asian stocks recover after US-China trade talk news

TOKYO: Asia stocks opened sharply lower on Thursday (Aug 16), joining a global sell-off on concerns over Turkey's financial crisis but later pared losses on news that China and the US would hold trade talks. Equities across the region suffered steep losses at the opening bell, with Tokyo and ......

US stocks fall on worries about Turkey, slowing China

NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks fell on Wednesday (Aug 15), with technology and energy shares among the biggest losers, on worries about Turkey and a slowing Chinese economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 137.51 points (0.54 per cent) to 25,162.41. The broad-based S&P 500 shed 21.59 ....

Qatar pledges US$15 billion to Turkey as lira rallies

ISTANBUL: Turkey's Gulf ally Qatar pledged US$15 billion of investment into the Turkish economy on Wednesday, offering further support to a lira rally after the central bank tightened liquidity and curbed selling of the currency. Qatar's Emir approved the package of economic projects, investments ....

Swedish police say suspect in car fires arrested in Turkey

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police say that a man suspected of arson in connection with dozens of car fires in Goteborg, Sweden’s second largest city, has been arrested in Turkey. About 80 cars were set ablaze in the night from Monday to Tuesday, chiefly in Goteborg, and nearby Trollhatt...