The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Turkey (CBRT) raised the policy rate from 17.5 percent to 25 percent on August 24. “The Committee decided to continue the monetary tightening process to establish the disinflation course as soon as possible, to anchor inflation expectations, and to control the deterioration in pricing behavior,” the
After 27 months of stagnant rates, the Monetary Policy Committee of the Turkish Central Bank (CBRT) finally announced on June 22 that the policy rate would be increased to 15 percent, answering the rising expectations and anxious waiting. Is the “Nass” era over, one asks as the word was used by Turkish President Recep Tayyip
The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) raised the policy rate to 15 percent on June 22 after almost two years of low-interest rate policies The the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) which held its first meeting under the chairmanship of Central Bank Governor Hafize Gaye Erkan, switched to a monetary tightening policy by
With her exceptional education, extensive experience, and youthful dynamism, Hafize Gaye Erkan sparked enthusiasm at home as well as abroad by assuming crucial position in economic management as the new governor of the Central Bank (CBRT). However, she has come to this position at a crucial time when the Turkish economy is so fragile with
The Central Bank of the Turkish Republic (CBRT) lowered the policy rate further 100 basis points from 13 percent to 12 percent on Sep. 22 amid surging inflation and currency crisis. “The Committee has decided to reduce the policy rate by 100 basis points, and has assessed that the updated level of the policy rate
The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) Monetary Policy Committee (PPK) convened on August 18 and lowered the policy rate by 100 basis points from 14 percent to 13 percent. This interest rate cut was a big surprise even for us who are skeptical of various ongoing incredible things in our beautiful country.
Turkey’s opposition block formed by the six opposition parties vowed to ensure independent monetary management in the event that they came to power in a new report announced on June 13. “The Institutional Reforms Commission” established by the six-party opposition block finished its first report which focused on the block’s reform propositions to be implemented