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Kazakhstan’s international reserves, including the gold and FX reserves of the Central Bank and the assets of the National Oil Fund grew from $95.507 to $103.754 billion from January to July 2014.
General Prosecutor's Office of Kazakhstan warned about criminal responsibility for spreading rumors alleging national currency devaluation.
Adviser to the Governor of the National Bank of Kazakhstan denies the possibility of tenge devaluation.
Rising inflation rate in Russia may force the National Bank of Kazakhstan to toughen its policies.
According to him, Kazakhstan’s people have been excessively eager to take mortgages and consumer loans (…).However, in more developed nations up to 70% permanently live in rented housing.
He reminded the Central Bank had suggested gradually raising the mandatory net worth from the current $54.6 million to $546 million by 2019.
According to the Central Bank Governor, about 15% of those taking mortgages are insolvent.
According to the Central Bank Governor, the real GDP growth in the Q1 2014 stood at 3.8%.
The gold and FX reserves of the Central Bank grew by 7.1% to reach $26.471 billion from January to June 2014, with the assets of the National Oil Fund growing by 8.21% to reach $76.607 billion.
Samruk-Kazyna Sovereign Wealth Fund has completely withdrawn from Temirbank.
Governor of the National Bank of Kazakhstan Kairat Kelimbetov denies rumors about shortages of tenge bills in Kazakhstan.
Last week following a slight change in the tenge exchange rate against the US Dollar Kazakhstan’s citizens started to massively purchase US Dollars.
According to him, only Halyk Bank could be considered as truly important for the entire banking system as of today, with the new entity of merged KazKommertsbank and BTA having some prospects.
Russia might face a zero economic growth this year. It’s no good news for us as the two economies are interdependent to a great extent: Kazakhstan’s Central Bank Governor.
Central bank aims to legitimate money and assets to ensure an influx of several billion dollars into the banking sector of Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan banknote of 1000 tenge has been acknowledged The Banknote of the Year by the International Banknote Society (IBNS).
Kazakhstani businessman Kenes Rakishev has been granted a permission to purchase BTA Bank by the National Bank of Kazakhstan.
Only core banks will remain in Kazakhstan in five years, that is, about 15-20 banks will remain in Kazakhstan by 2019.
The Governor of the Central Bank Kairat Kelimbetov aims to decrease non-performing loans to 10% by January 1 2016.
Central Bank Governor elaborated that consolidation of banks is needed to ensure their competitive ability given the anticipated entry of subsidiaries of international players after 2020.
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