Tuesday, March 2, 2010

EconNews Roundup

Turkish assets under political risk: Note that one asset manager sees the recent arrests as the application of rule of law...

PM versus columnists: Round II! And the answer to Katie's question is a resounding yes:)

The mystery of Turkey's volatile food prices

Richest Turks supposedly used the crisis as an opportunity, increasing their fortunes by 55% in dollar terms. The article completely ignores the sharp rebound in world assets in 2009, which wasn't really a big opportunity. Since I tend to think that a picture is usually worth more than a thousand words, I offer you the following:

Do I need to say more? I am just glad this is not Daily News reporting, but Anatolia News Agency:)

TIM-TEA preliminary data show that exports are on the rise, on a year-on-year basis, but this is mainly a base effect at the moment, more of a reflection of the last year's dismal figures as world trade collapsed in the aftermath of the Lehman collapse...

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