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Toyota'nın yenilenen kompakt SUV modeli RAV4, Türkiye pazarına sunuldu.
METRO Group tüm dünyayı etkileyen ekonomik krize rağmen, cirosunu %0,2 oranında arttırdı. Net borç ciddi oranda düşerken şirket, birçok ülkede pazar payını arttırdı.
Temmuzda satışları gerileyen otomotivciler ağustosta kampanyalara hız verdi.
DUBAI, LONDON - The first bidding round aimed at attracting foreign companies to develop Iraq’s oil fields ends in failure on Tuesday, as a service agreement for the Rumalia oil field won by a BP-led group becomes the only contract awarded. ’Iraq squeezed the margins too much,’ an analyst says.
JOHANNESBURG - Classy Brazil fights back to beat the brave United States 3-2 to take its record third Confederations Cup, but the tournament is seen more of a test that shows South Africa’s performance as a host country. The 16-match competition proves that the country is preparing steadily, while it also shows that the country has a lot left to do.
JOHANNESBURG - Five-time world champion Brazil is the clear favorite against Confederations Cup host country South Africa in the semifinal. The Latin American giants, however, do not take the African side lightly, and are aware that football is open to surprises, especially when playing against a highly spirited team with nothing to lose
VIENNA - European Central Bank council member Ewald Nowotny warned against raising interest rates and ending emergency policy measures too soon, saying the top priority must be to revive economic growth in the euro region.
Doğan Yayın Holding (DYH) İcra Kurulu Başkanı Mehmet Ali Yalçındağ, Doğan TV Holding bünyesindeki D-Smart’ın iki yılda 1 milyon aşkın kullanıcıya ulaştığını belirterek, dünyanın en hızlı büyüyen 4’üncü platformu olduğunu söyledi. Yalçındağ, "Türkiye’deki tüm televizyonların D-Smart üzerinden seyredilmesini hedefliyoruz" dedi.
ISTANBUL - Calls from European and American analysts for Turkey to sign a deal with the International Monetary Fund are strengthened by similar advise from Yoshihiko Tamura, a Japanese analyst at the Japan Credit Agency. Turkey needs foreign funding to close its widening budget gap, he says.
The future ownership of the land that will be de-mined is the main problem behind the debates on the draft law. The mine-clearing bid will not be subject to public procurement law. The Finance Ministry will decide on the bid. This means the ministry can offer the area to be de-mined to any company it likes
NEW YORK - Encouraged by the higher commodity prices and international bailouts Argentina and Ukraine carry emerging market bonds to the top. The average yield spread on emerging market dollar bonds has narrowed 84 basis points this month to 4.46 percentage points, according to JPMorgan
LOS ANGELES - Kobe Bryant had 22 points and eight assists and Lamar Odom scored 19 points as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Denver Nuggets 103-94 on Wednesday in game five of their semi-final series.
NEW YORK - Oil rose to near $60 a barrel yesterday as investors took heart from global stock market gains and more signs the U.S. recession is easing. Continued unrest in Nigeria's oil-rich south also supported prices.
ISTANBUL - Confirming that groundbreaking progress has been made on the Nabucco project, a senior official says an agreement will be signed by the end of June. An important factor in the breakthrough was Turkey’s dropping of its demand to buy cheaper gas from the pipeline
Krize, 100 bin konut stoğuyla yakalanan gayrimenkul kuruluşlarının, sıfır faizden sıfır peşinata, uzun vadeden toplu indirime, taksit ertelemeden kuru sabitlemeye kadar bir çok farklı kampanyayı devreye sokması, bir anda piyasanın canlanmasını sağladı.
Krize, 100 bin konut stokuyla yakalanan gayrimenkul kuruluşlarının birçok farklı kampanyayı devreye sokması, bir anda piyasanın canlanmasını sağladı. Satışları canlandırmak için gayrimenkul kuruluşlarının fiyatlarını 50 bin TL’nin altına, taksitlerini de aylık 500 TL’ye kadar çekmesi, peşin alımlarda yüzde 40’a varan oranda indirime gitmesi, bir anda konut sahibi olmak isteyenler için kaçırılmayacak fırsatlar yarattı. Hükümetin 150 metrekarenin üzerindeki evlerin KDV’sini yüzde 18’den yüzde 8’e indirmesi lüks konutlar da da önemli fiyat düşüşlerine yol açtı.
ISTANBUL - As the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality phases out akbils, a pre-paid public transport pass, and puts into circulation the new "Istanbul Kart," bus drivers are benefiting from the spare change they receive from passengers who pay cash, daily HaberTürk reported yesterday.
ANKARA - Turkey’s mobile phone operators sign concession agreements wth the Information and Communication Technologies Authority to obtain Third Generation mobile telecommunication licenses. The government gets a whopping 2.2 billion Turkish Liras via 3G license tender.
DUBLIN - Ireland’s economy may shrink almost 12 percent in the three years through 2010, the biggest decline of any industrialized country since the Great Depression of the 1930s, the country’s Economic & Social Research Institute said.
WASHINGTON - The IMF and World Bank have warned on Sunday the global economic crisis is turning into a "human calamity" and called on members to speed up pledged aid and give even more to help the most vulnerable.
WASHINGTON - Finance ministers meeting in Washington point toward signs that the global economy is stabilizing after months of turmoil, but also note that ’downside risks’remain. Dominique Strauss-Kahn voices satisfaction on stimulus measures various governments have undertaken to jumpstart their economies
ANKARA - Turkish government debt should retain its allure for both foreign and local investors despite yields having plunged to all time lows in the secondary debt market and lingering uncertainty over a new IMF loan accord, said analysts.
BEIJING - Stimulus packages are starting to show results, clearly in China and tentatively in the United States, but governments need to be prepared to do more, the head of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Monday.
ANKARA - Though found unsatisfactory by many, the successive ’stimulus measures’announced by the government may extract a heavy toll on the budget soon. The measures are estimated to cost 54.37 billion liras. The figure becomes more alarming considering current budget deficits
ISTANBUL - Turkey’s unemployment rate jumps to 15.5 percent in the three months through February, the highest since records began in 2005, as industrial production slumped and sparked job losses in manufacturing. The rate increased from 11.3 percent in the same period of last year, according to data released by Turkish Statistical Institute in Ankara
BERLIN - Barcelona takes a 4-0 advantage to Munich but are wary of Bayern's wounded pride when it faces the Germans tonight in the Champions League quarterfinal return leg game.
ANKARA - The government is now taking action on illegal housing, which was tolerated before the March 29 local elections. The Ministry of Public Works and Settlement has rearranged the related construction law that outlined the penalties for illegal buildings and brought forth heavy fines. The existing law was canceled by the Constitutional Court.
MANCHESTER - Manchester United will be motivated by revenge when Sir Alex Ferguson's side face Porto in tonight’s Champions League quarterfinal first leg.
Afrikalı kabileler şeytani bakışları geri yansıtmak için sürme çekmeye başlayarak, modern kadının güzellik sırlarından birinin temelini attı. 1.6 milyar TL büyüklüğe sahip Türk kozmetik pazarı, 2 milyar lira sınırını zorlarken, Avrupa’daki ’ruj’ tutkusuna karşın Türkiye’de göz makyajı vazgeçilmez görünüyor. Türk kadınının yüzde 76’sı göz makyajı yapmadan sokağa çıkmıyor.
ANKARA - Turkey’s Treasury may sell bonds in euros or dollars depending on the outcome of yesterday’s Group of 20 nations summit in London, according to a spokesman for the Treasury.
WASHINGTON - USmarkets welcome the Treasury plan to remove toxic assets from the balance sheets of banks, as the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index soars 7.1 percent in the first day of the week. But Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, the brain behind the plan, has to move fast and convince the USCongress that more bailout money can destrangle the economy
ANKARA - In order to avoid electoral fraud, Turkish political parties have assigned millions of observers to watch over the voting boxes for the local elections to be held March 29.
ISTANBUL - New projects in Istanbul are offering extra parking spaces. Many offer parking space for one or two vehicle per unit. Most of them have a visitors’ parking lot also. More ambitious projects offer three to four vehicle parking spaces per unit
MONTREAL - New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur matched Patrick Roy's all-time National Hockey League record for goaltender victories at 551 Saturday making 22 saves in a 3-1 win over Montreal.
ISTANBUL - The future of global water resource management is set to storm Istanbul as the 5th World Water Forum starts Monday, while across the Golden Horn the Alternative Water Forum will meet later in the week to protest big business and the privatization of water
ISTANBUL - A seven-goal game put Galatasaray into a coma last Sunday. It took another seven-goal thriller to bring them out of it.
LONDON - France, Germany and Britain are proposing a tough list of additional sanctions to be imposed against Iran over its disputed nuclear program, the Financial Times newspaper reported yesterday.
ISTANBUL - Turkey’s bonds are being propped up by the prospect of an International Monetary Fund bailout to close a $30 billion funding gap, even as talks appear deadlocked, according to RBC Capital Markets. Turkey and the IMF are divided over issues including "medium-term structural fiscal reform," the IMF said Jan. 26.
KUŞADASI - Six expatriate families in Kuşadası are forced to endure the blistering cold as their electricity was cut off following a dispute over a bill from the Turkey Electricity Distribution Company, or TEDAŞ. Families say they paid excessive amounts of money for electricity, while TEDAŞ asserts that the process was right and families should ’deal with it’
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on Feb. 25, 2009. Hurriyet Daily News Online does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
NEW YORK - Citigroup is reportedly negotiating with federal officials to have Washington boost its stake in the troubled bank to as much as 40 percent. Such a move would result in the banking giant ceding far more control to the government
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - Germany's Kati Wilhelm won her second gold medal at the biathlon world championships yesterday, distancing her rivals in the women's individual competition.
President Barack Obama Tuesday proclaimed he had begun the work of saving the American dream, as he signed into law a historic 787-billion-dollar bill designed to rescue the U.S. economy.
ISTANBUL - Istanbul is famous for its historic sites. But hundreds of years are still buried underground. With the transportation project Marmaray many ancient pieces have been discovered. Binali Yıldırım, the minister of transportation, says the last of the excavations in the project are about to end
SYDNEY - Facing recession, Australia slashes its benchmark interest rate to the lowest level since 1964. However, the rate, at 3.25 percent, is still high, compared to rest of the developed world. The nation also opens a new stimulus package