18.2 F
Ankara
Thursday, January 20, 2022

Asian markets end Thursday with mixed figures

ANKARA Amid growing fears over the coronavirus omicron variant, stock markets in Asia closed with mixed figures on Thursday. Trading volume in Asian markets has also thinned due to the ongoing...

Oil slightly up over larger-than-expected inventory fall

IZMIR Oil prices slightly increased on Thursday as US crude stocks fell more-than-expected, declining five weeks in a row, however the omicron variant continues to cause negative market sentiments in...

Turkish stocks up 1.10% at Thursday opening

ANKARA Turkey’s benchmark stock index opened at 1,916.28 points on Thursday, up 20.82 points, or 1.10%, from the previous close. Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index rose 2.43% on Wednesday for...

Turkish banks post $5.8B net profit in January-November

ANKARA Turkey’s banking sector registered a 75.3 billion Turkish liras ($5.8 billion) net profit as of the end of November, the country's banking watchdog announced on Wednesday. The figure rose 31.4%...

Turkey lifts ad ban on Twitter

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday lifted an advertising ban on Twitter after the company appointed a local representative earlier this year and fulfilled reporting obligations. The decision by the Information and Communication...

Turkey's boron sales reach record $1B in 2021

ANKARA Turkey exported 2.5 million tons of boron products in 2021, said the country's energy minister on Tuesday. "We made a record figure of $1 billion from boron sales," said Fatih...

Oracle to buy medical records firm for $28B

ANKARA US software firm Oracle Corp agreed to acquire medical records company Cerner for $95 per share, or around $28.3 billion in equity value, the companies announced Monday. The deal,...

US stocks fall over 1% amid omicron worries

ANKARA  Major US stock indexes closed down by more than 1% Monday amid worries over rising cases of the omicron coronavirus variant.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 433 points, or...

Oil market outlook highly uncertain due to omicron: Fitch

ANKARA The global oil market outlook remains highly uncertain given the emergence of the omicron coronavirus variant, Fitch Ratings said in a statement Monday.  The variant may result in renewed lockdowns...

Pfizer-BioNTech to provide EU over 200M additional doses of vaccine

ANKARA Pfizer-BioNTech announced Monday that it reached an agreement with the European Commission and its member states to provide over 200 million additional doses of Comirnaty vaccines against COVID-19. BioNTech, founded...

Latest article

Novak Djokovic returns to Serbia after being deported from Australia

BELGRADE, Serbia Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic on Monday returned to Serbia after being deported from Australia. Djokovic, the top men’s tennis player, on Jan. 4...

Australia, New Zealand send aircraft to assess damage after Tonga eruption

ANKARA Australia and New Zealand deployed surveillance aircraft on Monday to assess the damage caused by a massive underwater volcano in the Pacific nation of...

Turkish President Erdogan welcomed in Albania with official ceremony

ANKARA  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Albania’s capital Tirana on Monday. Erdogan was welcomed by Albania's Prime Minister Edi Rama with an official ceremony...

Turkiye’s short-term external debt stock reaches $124.1B in November

ISTANBUL  Turkiye's short-term external debt stock totaled $124.1 billion as of end-November 2021, the country's Central Bank said on Monday. The foreign debt due to be...

Turkiye's automotive production down in 2021

ISTANBUL In 2021, Turkiye's overall automotive production narrowed by 2% to 1.27 million units on a yearly basis, the Automotive Manufacturers Association (OSD) said on...