Foreign tourist arrivals to Turkey drop 21 percent in November
The number of foreign arrivals to Turkey dropped by 21.3 percent to 1.35 million in November, compared to the same month in 2015, temporary data from the Tourism Ministry showed on Dec. 29
Turkey’s foreign trade gap declines over 4 percent in November
Turkey’s foreign trade deficit regressed to $4.11 billion in November with a 4.1 percent decline compared to the same month of 2015, data from the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) showed on Dec. 30
El coste de revalorizar las pensiones el 0,25 % supondrá 288,2 millones
Madrid, 30 dic (EFE).- Las pensiones se revalorizarán el 0,25 % el 1 de enero de 2017, lo que supondrá un coste total de 288,23 millones de euros, según el decreto ley aprobado hoy en el último Consejo de Ministros del año.
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SET tops all Asean markets in 2016
Thailand's economy may have struggled to gain momentum this year but the country's stock market was the best performer in Southeast Asia and second-best in all of Asia Pacific.
China stockmarkets among world's worst in 2016
SHANGHAI - China is the world's second-largest economy and has one of the fastest growth rates of any G20 nation, but its stock markets have been among the worst performing in the world this year.
SET up 1.61 points at opening
Thai stocks opened up 0.10% at the start of trade this morning.
Year-end trading sees dollar hang onto ¥117 line in Tokyo
The dollar cut its early losses and rose above ¥117 in Tokyo trading on Friday, the final market day of the year. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥117.08-09, up from ¥116.36-37 the same time Thursday. The euro was at $1.0506-0508, up from $1.0451-0452, and at ¥123.05-05, up from ...
Nikkei logs highest close in 20 years as volatile 2016 comes to an end
The index finishes at its highest close in two decades as the final trading day of the year sees investors move to lock in gains. The post Nikkei logs highest close in 20 years as volatile 2016 comes to an end appeared first on The Japan Times.
Plan to upgrade Indonesian railway moves forward
Progress has been made in talks between Indonesia and Japan on a railway project to link its two largest business hubs. Officials hope talks can be finalized by the end of next month, a close aide to Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said Thursday. The project will be part of ...
Political upheavals around world may herald trouble for mega-deals in 2017
As companies brace for the impact of 2016’s political shocks and looming elections next year, global appetite for mega-mergers may slow amid the prospect of increased protectionism. The biggest transactions mostly involved buyers and sellers from different countries: Bayer AG’s acquisition of Monsanto Co. in the U.S., China National Chemical ...