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current-account

Definitions

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  • adjective Attributive form of current account, noun.

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Examples

  • Never mind that both have long-term current-account problems and no domestic resources, Istanbul has averaged one earthquake every 17 years for the past two millennia.

    Poverty to Dictate Future Power Play

  • Turkey has its own economic worries, namely a current-account deficit near 9% of GDP, and financed by volatile short-term investments.

    Turkey's Tough Lessons for Greece: Cut Spending and Retool Economy

  • Turkey's broader current-account deficit more than trebled in November to hit a record $5.933 billion, spotlighting a persistent weakness in the economy at a time of rapid growth and signaling a mounting problem for policy makers this year.

    Turkey Trade Deficit Widens by 78%

  • As Singh explained later, There were no foreign lenders who were willing to finance our current-account deficit.

    Zero-Sum Future

  • Economists said the numbers reinforced the view that the broader current-account deficit, which has widened rapidly since Turkey rebounded from recession, is the fast-growing economy's Achilles heel.

    Turkey Trade Deficit Widens by 78%

  • The rapid widening of Turkey's current-account deficit is in one sense symptomatic of Turkey's strong rebound from recession, as the economy is unusually dependent on imports and domestic demand.

    Turkey Trade Deficit Widens by 78%

  • One of the biggest divisions on economic management was between countries that were amassing large current-account surpluses and others that were running big deficits—but this too did not divide the world neatly into democracies and autocracies.

    Zero-Sum Future

  • Japan's huge personal assets and current-account surplus continue to create enough demand for government bonds, he said.

    Japanese Yields Fall Day After Downgrade

  • Then the G20 would agree on some sort of common approach to “global economic imbalances,” smoothing out excessive trade and current-account deficits and managing the rise and fall of currencies in a more stable manner.

    Zero-Sum Future

  • But the scale of the widening current-account deficit — and particularly the speculative assets that are financing it — has unnerved some investors and Turkish policy makers, while ratings agencies regularly cite the imbalance as a reason for keeping fast-growing and fiscally disciplined Turkey below investment grade.

    Turkey Trade Deficit Widens by 78%

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