GLOBAL DATA GERMANY GDPTUESDAY 9AM The Federal Statistical Office of Germany will announce the first quarter economic growth numbers. Germany’s economy shrank by 5% in 2020. U.S. CONSUMER CONFIDENCETUESDAY 5PM The Conference Board will announce May consumer confidence data. Consumer confidence in the U.S. jumped to a 14-month high in April to 121.7. JAPAN UNEMPLOYMENT...
The CAD is big and its financing is bad!
To what extent does the misery index influence voters’ choices?
AI and beyond
Budget deficit risk of around 7% of GDP
Tourism revenues rise higher than the number of tourists
Need for anchor
Patents with technological advances in the automotive ecosystem
Let’s estimate FX rates…
Inflation soared while the policy rate was lowered
Famous banks’ election expectations
Energy and gold don’t explain the CAD
Levent Kafkasli becomes GM of GAP Insaat
Global tension: Is it decision time for Turkey?
When you don’t learn from a mistake from 30 years ago
UNDP sends containers to the quake-hit region
Annualized foreign trade deficit tripled in 1.5 years
KKM, liraization: Fiddlesticks!
Capacity usage down contrary to real sector confidence
Weekly Agenda May 24-30
Hello Tomorrow Turkey invites deep tech startups to global arena
AS A TURKISH company that aims to create awareness around the concept of deep tech and support deep tech startups in various ways, Hello Tomorrow Turkey believes there’s a huge potential for Turkish startups in the global arena. Differentiating in its missions statement clearly startups that develop new technologies from those that use existing technologies,...
Weekly Agenda May 10-23
GLOBAL DATA CHINA CPITUESDAY 1:30AM The National Bureau of Statistics of China will announce April consumer price index (CPI) data. Consumer prices in China increased by 0.4% in March year on year, while it fell by 0.5% on a monthly basis. EU ZEW ECONOMIC SENTIMENTTUESDAY 9AM The Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) will...
Time out alternatives for May 10-23
Digital Feelings Pera Museum’s new film program offers six films and video art as part of the museum’s A Question of Taste exhibition, which deals with the concept of kitsch its relationship with today’s visual culture. The films examine how taste is “an indicator of social class, the values attributed to the Eastern and Western...
Online publication company eyes American market
THE GAZIANTEP-BASEDpublishing startup, Interesting Engineering, lives up to its name. Founded by Huseyin Kilic, the platform creates popular technology and science-related content in English. The startup has come a long way since 2010, when Kilic first created a Blogspot page with the same name. Now the company aims to reach the other side of the...
Time out alternatives for May 3-9
Is this our last chance? Independent art platform Salt’s new online film screening program takes a dab at the climate crisis and its impact on humans. A total of 10 films from South Africa, Norway, Canada, France, Bolivia and the Balkans will be screened as part of the 2021 selections. Programmed by Fatma Colakoglu, the...
Weekly Agenda May 3-9
GLOBAL DATA U.S. COMPOSITE MARKET PMIWEDNESDAY 1:45PM Markit Economics will announce April composite market purchasing managers’ index (PMI) data. Composite PMI rose to a record high of 62.2 in April. BOE INTEREST RATE DECISIONTHURSDAY 11AM The Bank of England will announce its new interest rate decision. The bank kept the policy rate unchanged at 0.1%...
Time out alternatives for April 26-May 2
ZERO: Countdown to the Future Sakip Sabanci Museum (SSM) digital re-introduces the ZERO. Countdown to the Future exhibition, which was first held in 2016 with the sponsorship of Akbank. The exhibition brings together the works of Otto Piene, Heinz Mack and Gunther Uecker, the founders of the ZERO movement, as well as Yves Klein, Lucio...
Mirket aims to give voice to people
FOUNDED BY businessperson Berker Gurcihan in February 2020, the new-generation social media platform Mirket aims to provide a platform for those who want to voice their opinions on different matters. Although the platform was only recently released, it has already begun to receive demands to go global from Latin America, according to Gurcihan. “I’ve always...
Weekly Agenda April 26-May 2
GLOBAL DATA GERMANY IFO BUSINESS CLIMATEMONDAY 8AM CESifo Group will announce April business climate data. The ifo business climate index rose to 96.6 points in March, up from 92.7 in February. BOJ INTEREST RATE DECISIONTUESDAY 3AM Bank of Japan (BoJ) will announce its new interest rate decision. The Bank kept the short-term interest rate at...