Turkish lira rallies as Qatar makes $15bn loan pledge
September 10, 2018

Ankara officials will channel money into Turkeys financial markets and banks

Turkeys beleagured currency has bounced back from record lows after Qatar pledged to shore up the banking sectors shaky finances with loans worth $15bn (11.8bn).

A week after a Continue reading

Fall of the ‘Frack Master’: apostle who briefed parliament lands in Texas jail
September 9, 2018

MPs and outlets including the Guardian listened to Chris Faulkner on fracking. He is now under arrest for fraud

The self-appointed evangelist of the Texas fracking boom launched into a jargon-laced monologue, prompting the chairman of the UK parliaments Continue reading

Turkey buys time before day of IMF reckoning
September 9, 2018

Main elements of crisis remain unaddressed, with eventual bailout most probable outcome

Until reports came on Thursday night that the US was preparing to impose more sanctions, the Turkish government had had a decent few days. The currency crisis, Continue reading