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Turkey Global Macro

The Irony of Being a Profitable Commercial Bank in Turkey 2

The Irony of Being a Profitable Commercial Bank in Turkey

Corporate profits are a key input for analysts and investment managers when zeroing in on buying and selling positions in equities. While using the...
Turkey's Falling Currency Has a New Enemy

After A Surge, Will Turkey Fall Flat After Government’s Support Measures Expire?

Macro-economically speaking, Turkey was in bad shape last year, with economic growth contracting, as shown by the graph below, and inflation also on the...
The Highest Risk Countries Held In Dollar Denominated Emerging Markets Bond Funds 2

The Highest Risk Countries Held In Dollar Denominated Emerging Markets Bond Funds

The iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (EMB) is by far the largest ETF investing in the emerging markets bond asset class...
These Three Countries Have the Most Complex Tax and Accounting Framework in EMEA 1

These Three Countries Have the Most Complex Tax and Accounting Framework in EMEA

The Europe, Middle East, & Africa (EMEA) region has ample representation in the Financial Complexity Index for 2017, with 50 of 94 total countries...
The 3 Countries With The Most Complex Tax Systems In the World 1

The 3 Countries With The Most Complex Tax Systems In the World

It can be quite taxing doing business in certain countries. The Netherlands-headquartered TMF Group recently released its Financial Complexity Index for 2017 with the...

Turkey Equity

Is Istanbul's Booming Stock Market On Last Leg After $71 Billion Credit Fund Nearly Depleted? 1

Is Istanbul’s Booming Stock Market On Last Leg After $71 Billion Credit Fund Nearly...

The iShares MSCI Turkey ETF (TUR) was up 39.5% YTD 2017 until August 16. As the graph below shows, it has far outperformed the iShares MSCI...
How Stocks From Emerging Europe Were the Silent Thunder of H1 2017 1

How Stocks From Emerging Europe Were the Silent Thunder of H1 2017

Amidst the spotlight that Emerging Asia has cornered for its equity performance in 2017, there is a segment of the market whose thunderous performance...
An Inverted Yield Curve Has Not Stopped These Emerging Markets Equities From Powering Ahead 6

An Inverted Yield Curve Has Not Stopped These Emerging Markets Equities From Powering Ahead

The sovereign bond yield curve in several emerging market countries has been inverted. This means that the yield on shorter maturity notes is higher...
The Highest Risk Countries Held In Dollar Denominated Emerging Markets Bond Funds 2

The Highest Risk Countries Held In Dollar Denominated Emerging Markets Bond Funds

The iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (EMB) is by far the largest ETF investing in the emerging markets bond asset class...
How Will Turkey's Referendum Impact Stocks And the Turkish Lira? 2

How Will Turkey’s Referendum Impact Stocks And the Turkish Lira?

Is the strong performance of equities over? Turkish equities have had a great YTD 2017 until April 20. The MSCI Turkey Index is up 14.1%...

Turkey Political Risk

Clandestine Activities Of Turkey’s CIA Are Stoking Tensions In These European...

President Erdogan uses Turkey's religious network in Europe to expand the government monitoring of opposition figures and gain popular support.Reports from Germany that emerged...

Turkey Fixed Income

How Monstrous Consumer Credit Growth Is Impacting Banks and Turkish Bonds

Turkey’s economy has bounced back from a contraction in Q3 2016 to grow at 5% in Q1 2017. It is expected to have grown...

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