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Central bank cleans the house in Kazakhstan’s banking sector

Kazakhstan National Bank has introduced a new ban prohibiting Kazakh banks from keeping over 30% of their funds abroad, but offered them tenge rate stability and cheap funding at the same time.

Central bank cleans the house in Kazakhstan’s banking sector
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Cyprus fears next tranche of bailout funds at risk

Cyprus is unlikely to receive the next tranche of rescue funds from international lenders after apparently falling foul of them over new legislation.

Cyprus fears next tranche of bailout funds at risk
Santander names Ana Botin as chair after her father's death
Santander names Ana Botin as chair after her father's death

Ana Patricia Botin was named the new chairman of Spanish bank Santander, replacing her father who died suddenly of a heart attack.

Santander names Ana Botin as chair after her father's death
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Kazakhstan-based banks obliged to keep equity capital inside the country

According to the Central Bank Governor, up to now they have been able to keep the money on their correspondent accounts abroad.

Kazakhstan-based banks obliged to keep equity capital inside the country
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Kazakhstan expands Tenge to US Dollar exchange rate corridor

Kazakhstan's National Bank has enlarged the Tenge to US Dollar pegged corridor from 6 tenge to 18 tenge.

Kazakhstan expands Tenge to US Dollar exchange rate corridor
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Standard & Poor`s on tenfold obligatory increase in Kazakhstan-based banks’ capital net worth

As of July 1, 2014, 33 out of 38 Kazakhstan-based banks are short of the standard to be introduced in 2019.

Standard & Poor`s on tenfold obligatory increase in Kazakhstan-based banks’ capital net worth
Kerviel: 'ordinary' guy behind France's record rogue trade
Kerviel: 'ordinary' guy behind France's record rogue trade

Rogue trader Jerome Kerviel, who lost his bank nearly five billion euros, paints himself as a simple soul caught up in an orgy of greed.

Kerviel: 'ordinary' guy behind France's record rogue trade
Cyber attacks on US businesses, banks mounting
Cyber attacks on US businesses, banks mounting

Investigators were digging to find who initiated and what was taken in an apparent hacker effort this month to penetrate the systems of US banks.

Cyber attacks on US businesses, banks mounting
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Alliance Bank debt restructuring talks break stalemate

Alliance Bank of Kazakhstan has agreed the basic terms of restructuring of its $1.2 billion debt.

Alliance Bank debt restructuring talks break stalemate
Russia's stocks soar after avoiding delisting
Russia's stocks soar after avoiding delisting

The shares of Russia's two biggest banks soared after avoiding being delisted from a top emerging markets index as part of the West's response.

Russia's stocks soar after avoiding delisting
US and Europe hit Russia with toughest sanctions yet
US and Europe hit Russia with toughest sanctions yet

The United States and Europe targeted Russia's key financial, arms and energy sectors Tuesday with tough new sanctions in response to Moscow's intervention in the Ukraine crisis.

US and Europe hit Russia with toughest sanctions yet
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Bank of Cyprus completes $1 bn private share placement

Bank of Cyprus, the island's largest lender, has completed a one billion euro ($1.34 billion) capital increase in a private placement to help it restructure following a haircut on deposits last year.

Bank of Cyprus completes $1 bn private share placement
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Cautious Royal Bank of Scotland reports sharp recovery

Britain's state-rescued Royal Bank of Scotland warned over future earnings despite posting a surge in profits.

Cautious Royal Bank of Scotland reports sharp recovery
BRICS create development bank, 'mini-IMF'
BRICS create development bank, 'mini-IMF'

The BRICS group of emerging powers created a Shanghai-based development bank and a reserve fund seen as alternatives to Western-led institutions.

BRICS create development bank, 'mini-IMF'
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Bank of Japan holds off fresh stimulus, says economy recovering

The Bank of Japan on Tuesday held off expanding its vast stimulus programme, saying the world's number three economy was recovering despite activity taking a hit from April's sales tax hike.

Bank of Japan holds off fresh stimulus, says economy recovering
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Softbank in deal to merge Sprint, T-Mobile: report

Japan's SoftBank and Deutsche Telekom of Germany have reached a basic agreement for a merger between their US affiliates Sprint and T-Mobile US, the business daily Nikkei reported.

Softbank in deal to merge Sprint, T-Mobile: report
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Samruk-Kazyna withdraws from Temirbank

Samruk-Kazyna Sovereign Wealth Fund has completely withdrawn from Temirbank.

Samruk-Kazyna withdraws from Temirbank
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KazKom launches PayPass in Kazakhstan

Kazkommertsbank has launched a contactless payment system that uses mobile phones in Kazakhstan.

KazKom launches PayPass in Kazakhstan
Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey. ©Reuters/Tim Wimborne
G20 lagging on growth targets: Australia

Reforms proposed to lift global growth in line with a target set by the world's biggest economies earlier this year are so far falling short, Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey said.

G20 lagging on growth targets: Australia
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Kazakh VIce-PM about foreign debt

Kazakhstan's Vice Prime Minister and Minster of Finance Bakhyt Sultanov reported to the Parliament about the measures the government was planning to use to reduce the foreign debt of the country.

Kazakh VIce-PM about foreign debt