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Turkey’s controversial monetary policy continues

March 3, 2023

The central bank of Turkey’s macroprudential adjustments has made the operating environment for the country’s banks increasingly complex.

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Lenders challenged by Turkish central bank’s new rules

June 22, 2022

In the choppy waters of the Turkish economy, where soaring inflation and exchange rate volatility are a growing menace, the country’s banks are facing a new complication: a wave of regulation. 

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Macroeconomic woes pile on the pressure in Turkey

May 4, 2022

Turkey’s economy is suffering, with critics claiming the situation is being exacerbated by government policy.

Mehmet Ali Akben

Turkish banks weathering the storm

April 29, 2022

Turkey’s banks are coping well with the financial, digital, economic and geopolitical risks confronting them

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Turkey’s banking sector looks to the bright side

April 28, 2022

Sustainable finance and digitalisation helping to keep Turkey’s bankers positive

Ufuk Uyan

KTPB looks to the future

October 15, 2021

The chief executive of Kuveyt Turk Participation Bank on its new digital initiatives and the outlook for Islamic banking in Turkey.

High rates boost net interest income at Turkish banks

September 15, 2021

Leading lenders saw net interest income increase despite tricky economic conditions.

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Pre-pandemic measures see Turkish banks through crisis

September 1, 2021

Turkiye Vakiflar Bankasi leads the Turkish banks, whose adaptability has seen them through a tough year in face of currency depreciation and rising inflation.

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Turkish banks prepare for turbulence ahead

April 22, 2021

After the firing of Turkey’s central bank governor, the country seems primed for another currency crisis.

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Well-capitalised Turkish banks go into business continuity mode

May 15, 2020

Nation’s banks holding up despite crisis on back of sufficient liquidity and developed digital channels.

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