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IMF: World economy menaced by too much financial risk
IMF: World economy menaced by too much financial risk

The world economy needs more productive investment and less in speculative assets, which in many cases are now overvalued and pose big stability risks.

IMF: World economy menaced by too much financial risk
IMF slashes Brazil growth forecast for 2014
IMF slashes Brazil growth forecast for 2014

The International Monetary Fund slashed its 2014 economic growth forecast for Brazil by a full percentage point, blaming weak investment and a consumer funk.

IMF slashes Brazil growth forecast for 2014
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Yahoo wants to invest in Snapchat: report

Flush with cash from its investment in Alibaba, Yahoo is angling to buy into hot mobile messaging startup Snapchat, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Yahoo wants to invest in Snapchat: report
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Kazakhstan allocates $13 million for electronic tagging

Kazakhstan has recently introduced changes to the Criminal Code. In this regard, the state will allocate $13 million for electronic tagging devices for monitoring convicts.

Kazakhstan allocates $13 million for electronic tagging
President of Tajikistan Emomalii Rahmon and Kazakh President Nurusltan Nazarbayev. Photo ©Akorda
Nazarbayev discusses cooperation with Tajik President Rakhmon

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Tajik President Emomalii Rakhmon in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

Nazarbayev discusses cooperation with Tajik President Rakhmon
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Tehran, Astana to sign $500 mln worth of agreements

Kazakhstan and Iran are expanding their trade ties.

Tehran, Astana to sign $500 mln worth of agreements
Signing of the agreement. Photo courtesy of baiterek.gov.kz
Kazakhstan, Iran to build glass plant

Kazakhstan and Iran are planning to build a new glass plant in Kyzylorda, southern Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan, Iran to build glass plant
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Russian Polymetal to invest $640 million into Kazakhstani Kyzyl gold mine

Russian gold mining company Polymetal plans to invest up to $640 million into Kazakhstani gold mine Kyzyl.

Russian Polymetal to invest $640 million into Kazakhstani Kyzyl gold mine
Kinderley resort. Photo courtesy of aktau-business.com
RIXOS Group to develop Kinderley resort on Kazakhstan’s Caspian shores

The overall investments are estimated at $3.3 billion. The resort is projected to cater to over 640 000 tourists a year by 2020, with 70% of them being foreigners.

RIXOS Group to develop Kinderley resort on Kazakhstan’s Caspian shores
Warren Buffett. ©REUTERS/Rick Wilking
$200,000 a share: Buffett's Berkshire hits record high

Shares in US investment star Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway group topped $200,000 apiece for the first time .

$200,000 a share: Buffett's Berkshire hits record high
India approves foreign investment hike in railways, defence
India approves foreign investment hike in railways, defence

India's cabinet has approved plans to open its defence and railways industries to foreign investment.

India approves foreign investment hike in railways, defence
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Netherlands no longer biggest investor into Kazakh economy

As of the end of 2013, according to the Kazakhstan’s Central Bank, the Netherlands was the largest investor, with the FDI standing at $728.1 million in the Q4 2013 alone.

Netherlands no longer biggest investor into Kazakh economy
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Industrial State Program had little effect on Kazakhstan's economy: Nazarbayev

Nurusltan Nazarbayev has summarized the results of the implementation of the first 5 years of the State Program of Accelerated Industrial and Innovative Development.

Industrial State Program had little effect on Kazakhstan's economy: Nazarbayev
Kazakhstan Parliament. Tengrinews stock photo
Kazakhstan Senate ratifies investment protection agreement with Estonia

The Senate of Kazakhstan has ratified the Kazakhstan-Estonian agreement that encourages and protects mutual investments.

Kazakhstan Senate ratifies investment protection agreement with Estonia
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How much is EXPO-2017 in Astana?

Hosting EXPO-2017 in Astana will cost $3 billion.

How much is EXPO-2017 in Astana?
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Holiday packages from employers to improve national tourism: Kazakh Vice PM

Kazakhstani Ministry of Industry and New Technologies proposed an alternative to free holiday packages.

Holiday packages from employers to improve national tourism: Kazakh Vice PM
French to fund and make 3D map of Astana worth €3 million
French to fund and make 3D map of Astana worth €3 million

A French firm will create a 3D map of Astana worth €3 million.

French to fund and make 3D map of Astana worth €3 million
Karaksu. Photo  ©kaskasu.kz
Kaskasu ski resort near Shymkent to be completed in 2019

Construction of the Kaskasu ski resort will be completed in 2019.

Kaskasu ski resort near Shymkent to be completed in 2019
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Fosun goes to Hollywood with Studio 8 investment

Shanghai-based conglomerate Fosun International said it would take a stake in new US media company Studio 8, marking a rare investment by a Chinese firm in Hollywood.

Fosun goes to Hollywood with Studio 8 investment
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Kazakhstan and South Korea to work on explorations in Karaganda Oblast

Kazakhstan has signed an agreement with South Korea on geological exploration of Dyusenbai section in Karaganda Oblas.

Kazakhstan and South Korea to work on explorations in Karaganda Oblast