Economy
China takes steps to strengthen currency
After devaluing the renminbi by about 5 percent, Chinese authorities have taken steps to keep the currency from dropping too low against the dollar

A 2nd wave of growth for Turkish economy: Ibrahim Turhan
Government should nurture exports, raise productivity to spur second wave of growth, economist, AK Party MP for Izmir says

IMF, Germany at odds on Greek debt relief
IMF threatens to withdraw support from bailout deal unless debt relief is provided - no 'haircuts', but maturity extensions required

Turkey's energy minister hails Iran nuclear deal
Sanctions removal is important for foreign investment to flow into Iran, as well as for the price of oil, Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yildiz says

TAV chief ranks 10th in Construction Week Power 100
TAV CEO Sani Sener ranks 10th in the construction sector Power 100 Gulf Region list by Construction Week Magazine

US economy veers toward recession: analysts
Gross Domestic Product in the US has contracted, business spending has plunged and consumer spending has lagged despite windfall from lower oil prices

Turkish lira keeps sliding to new lows against US dollar
Experts believe dollar's strength is major driver behind decline of Turkish lira.

Turkish lira drops to new low against dollar
Dollar strength is responsible for decline of emerging market currencies.

Turkey to add 4,000 megawatts in 2015: Minister Yildiz
Turkey's installed electricity production capacity is planned to grow by 4,000 megawatts in 2015, Turkish energy minister Yildiz says