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Buffett would 'bet money' on Clinton becoming president
Buffett would 'bet money' on Clinton becoming president

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said Tuesday he would bet money on Hillary Clinton becoming the next president of the United States.

Buffett would 'bet money' on Clinton becoming president
New comic book stars Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg
New comic book stars Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg

The life of billionaire Facebook executive and "Lean In" author Sheryl Sandberg has been distilled into a 32-page comic book set for release this week.

New comic book stars Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg
Russian services conglomerate Sistema President Vladimir Yevtushenkov. ©Reuters
Russia places top billionaire under house arrest

Russian authorities said they had placed a top billionaire, Vladimir Yevtushenkov, under house arrest, accusing him of money-laundering.

Russia places top billionaire under house arrest
Australian gambling tycoon James Packer. ©Reuters/Dinuka Liyanawatte
Australian mogul Packer gives away $188 million

Billionaire James Packer, one of Australia's richest men, announced he was setting up a philanthropic foundation to give away Aus$200 million (US$188 million).

Australian mogul Packer gives away $188 million
Bill Gates. ©Reuters/Rick Wilking
Billionaire trio unite for US immigration reform

Three of the world's richest men -- Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Sheldon Adelson -- put aside their political differences to unite in scathing condemnation of US lawmakers' failure to implement immigration reform.

Billionaire trio unite for US immigration reform
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Billionaire conservative donor Richard Mellon Scaife dies, 82

Richard Mellon Scaife, a generous donor to US conservative causes and heir to a sizeable banking fortune, died according to The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, a newspaper that he owned. He was 82.

Billionaire conservative donor Richard Mellon Scaife dies, 82
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Bulat Utemuratov finalizes Temirbank and Alliance Bank purchase and talks about their future

Samruk-Kazyna National Wealth Fund finalized sale of its shares in two Kazakhstan banks, Temirbank and Alliance Bank, to Bulat Utemuratov.

Bulat Utemuratov finalizes Temirbank and Alliance Bank purchase and talks about their future
Icahn takes eBay stake, seeks PayPal spinoff
Icahn takes eBay stake, seeks PayPal spinoff

EBay said Wednesday that activist investor Carl Icahn had taken a stake in the online retailer and was seeking a spinoff of its PayPal financial payments unit.

Icahn takes eBay stake, seeks PayPal spinoff
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ENRC explains its delisting from LSE

Kazakhstan's billionaire Aleksandr Mashkevich has explained why ENRC chose to be delisted from the London Stock Exchange.

ENRC explains its delisting from LSE
Andrej Babis. ©Reuters/David W Cerny
Czech billionaire sets aside business for power politics

The Czech Republic's second richest man whose fledgling party came in second in parliamentary elections, Andrej Babis, said Monday he is setting aside his business portfolio to take up a political one, as finance minister.

Czech billionaire sets aside business for power politics
Lakshmi Mittal. Photo courtesy of zpravda.kz
Lakshmi Mittal asks Kazakhstan's employees to hunker down

Lakshmi Mittal met with ArcelorMittal Temirtau plant top-managers and called them to reduce expenses and make goods more competitive.

Lakshmi Mittal asks Kazakhstan's employees to hunker down
Chinese billionaire feared dead in France helicopter crash
Chinese billionaire feared dead in France helicopter crash

Four people were feared dead Saturday including a Chinese billionaire and his 12-year-old son after the helicopter in which he was overflying his newly purchased French vineyard crashed into a river.

Chinese billionaire feared dead in France helicopter crash
Bulat Utemuratov. Photo a courtesy of kursiv.kz
Billionaire Utemuratov buys two Kazakhstan banks

Kazakh billionaire Bulat Utemuratov has finalized the deal to purchase Alliance Bank and Temirbank from Samruk-Kazyna Sovereign Wealth Fund.

Billionaire Utemuratov buys two Kazakhstan banks
Vasili Anisimov. Photo a courtesy of  championat.com
Almaty native among richest men of Switzerland

Vasili Anisimov, 62, an Almaty-born Russian billionaire, made it into the 300 Plus Richies list according to Swiss economy magazine Bilan.

Almaty native among richest men of Switzerland
World's most expensive printed book sells for $14.2mn
World's most expensive printed book sells for $14.2mn

The first book written in what is today the United States of America fetched $14.2 million in New York on Tuesday, becoming the world's most expensive printed book sold at auction.

World's most expensive printed book sells for $14.2mn
Andrej Babis, leader of the ANO movement. ©Reuters/David W Cerny
Czech party leader haunted by ghosts of communist past

Unwelcome spectres are coming back to haunt Czech billionaire Andrej Babis, who emerged as a power broker in recent elections but is facing allegations he collaborated with the communist-era secret police.

Czech party leader haunted by ghosts of communist past
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Sydney's 'Asian high-roller' casino wins state backing

Gambling mogul James Packer on Tuesday said international tourists want to see man-made attractions and not spend their holidays "looking at Ayers Rock" as his plan for a $1.5 billion Sydney casino won crucial support.

Sydney's 'Asian high-roller' casino wins state backing
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Kazakhstan mogul arranges kimono exhibition in Almaty

The exhibition of kimonos of the famous Japanese master Itchiku Kubota opened in the Central State Museum of Kazakhstan in Almaty yesterday.

Kazakhstan mogul arranges kimono exhibition in Almaty
'Sailing changed forever' after Cup classic: Ellison
'Sailing changed forever' after Cup classic: Ellison

Billionaire yachtsman Larry Ellison said the thrilling America's Cup series had changed the face of the sport after his Oracle Team USA completed a miraculous comeback.

'Sailing changed forever' after Cup classic: Ellison
Australian tycoon to sue Murdoch, claims wife 'Chinese spy'
Australian tycoon to sue Murdoch, claims wife 'Chinese spy'

Flamboyant Australian billionaire Clive Palmer on Thursday said he plans to sue Rupert Murdoch over unflattering allegations and claimed the media mogul's estranged wife is a Chinese spy.

Australian tycoon to sue Murdoch, claims wife 'Chinese spy'