MOSCOW Freedom Holding Corp , a financial services firm focussed on East Europe and Central Asia, is considering a Moscow listing, after its shares began trading on New York's Nasdaq.
KIEV/MOSCOW Ukraine on Wednesday refused to pull back troops in its restive east, saying for the second time this week that continued shelling by pro-Russian separatists there precluded the implementation of a disengagement agreement.
ALMATY An aging central Asian leader grooms his daughter to succeed him, and she then overcomes suspicion from her patriarchal society to unite her people.
TRELLEBORG, Sweden/ALMATY Sairagul Sauytbai, an ethnic Kazakh who fled China last year after working in a so-called vocational training centre for ethnic minorities, wanted to tell others about the beatings and torture she said she had seen there.
ALMATY The new Kazakh president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, flies a modest Airbus A321 jet. His predecessor and patron Nursultan Nazarbayev moves around on a much bigger wide-body Airbus A330-200.
ALMATY Kazakhstan's interim president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, called a snap presidential election for June 9 on Tuesday and looked to be in a good position to continue ruling the oil-rich Central Asian nation.
ALMATY Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev unexpectedly resigned on Tuesday after three decades in power, in what appeared to be the first step in a choreographed political transition that will see him retain considerable sway. | Video
ALMATY, March 13 How do bond investors respond
when the Russian market takes a hit from Western sanctions? Some
are readying to go south too – literally – to Kazakhstan, where
a new breed of local currency bonds is arousing interest.
ALMATY The Kazakh authorities are urgently looking for a bank to take over no. 2 lender Tsesnabank as they believe it needs new financing to prevent a collapse, three sources familiar with the discussions told Reuters.
ALMATY Kazakhstan’s state-run pension fund has bought one-third of the shares sold by uranium miner Kazatomprom in its $450 million London and Astana initial public offering (IPO) this week, two sources familiar with the deal told Reuters.