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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at those interested in investment opportunities and risk. When many of the major Western economies are in a poor state, emerging markets on the periphery, such as Turkey are rapidly expanding and absorbing investment to do so. This podcast aims to give an overview of the risks and opportunities currently available in Turkey. It will address some of the recent developments in the Turkish legal and commercial system which is facilitating its entry onto the world economic stage.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know why one would invest outside the UK in emerging markets;
  • Know what classifies as an emerging market;
  • Know the Turkey’s place among the other leading emerging BRIC economies;
  • Know the main investment opportunities current available in Turkey;
  • Understand issues of corporate governance in Turkey and other emerging markets;
  • Be aware of the current state of the investment in Turkey;
  • Know about the impact of the international credit rating agencies on Turkey as an investment destination;
  • Be aware of the features of Turkey that are likely to attract investors;
  • Know about Turkey’s debt to GDP ratio and how that is influencing decisions;
  • Know the main ways to access the Turkish markets;
  • Know who the investors into Turkey are;
  • Be aware of the key risks and how to avoid them;
  • Know how to realise or capitalise on investment into Turkey.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Market Update / Hot Topic
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This podcast is an introductory guide to investing in Turkey as an emerging market. It will examine a number of the trends that are contributing to the growth of Turkey, where the opportunities are and where Turkey may go in the future.

Podcast added: 10/08/11

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