The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of the Republic of Türkiye (CBRT) raised policy interest rate by 500 basis points to 35 percent. The Monetary Policy Committee, which convened under the leadership of CBRT Governor Hafize Erkan on October 26, decided to raise the policy rate, the one-week repo auction interest rate, from
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
The dollar exchange rate has been relatively calm for about four months (Figure 1). It comes to mind to question the reasons for the calmness and how long it will last. Calmness is, of course, a relative concept. Since the beginning of August, the currency basket (basket exchange rate), which consists of half a dollar
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.