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Nazarbayev tulips. Photo courtesy of Twitter/RDaniyar
Nazarbayev calls to form strong economic ties with Netherlands

Nursultan Nazarbayev has participated in the meeting with members of the Kazakh-Dutch Friends of Kazakhstan in the Netherlands club.

Nazarbayev calls to form strong economic ties with Netherlands
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TAIB Bank changes name to Capital Bank

TAIB Kazakh Bank has changed its name to Capital Bank Kazakhstan after changing hands.

TAIB Bank changes name to Capital Bank
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Samruk-Kazyna to sell KazKom stake for $433million

The National Welfare Fund Samruk-Kazyna plans to raise $433 million by selling its stake in Kazkommertsbank.

Samruk-Kazyna to sell KazKom stake for $433million
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International Arbitrations bring $3 billion to Kazakhstan in 2013

Kazakhstan won $3 billion in international arbitrations in 2013.

International Arbitrations bring $3 billion to Kazakhstan in 2013
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Kazakhstan National Fund allocates $5.4 billion to support economy

After the devaluation of tenge by 19% earlier this week, the National Fund of Kazakhstan decided to allocate $5.4 billion to support local business.

Kazakhstan National Fund allocates $5.4 billion to support economy
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Zynga deals for animation firm in rebound effort

Zynga announced Thursday it was buying mobile game and animation firm NaturalMotion for $527 million in a fresh reboot effort for the struggling social games pioneer.

Zynga deals for animation firm in rebound effort
Bitcoin Foundation Vice Chairman Charlie Shrem exits the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New York January 27, 2014. ©Reuters/Lucas Jackson
Bitcoin dealers charged in US with money laundering

US authorities Monday filed criminal charges against two operators of a Bitcoin exchange, including the head of a company with high-profile investment backers.

Bitcoin dealers charged in US with money laundering
Asset Yessikeshev. ©Marat Abilov
Almaty IT park expects $300 million of new investments

Alatau Park of Innovative Technologies near Almaty will receive $300 million for its development: Kazakhstan Minister of Industry.

Almaty IT park expects $300 million of new investments
IDB investments to Kazakhstan stand at $500 million

This year the Bank is to activate its operations involving the private sector.

IDB investments to Kazakhstan stand at $500 million
Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing. Oli Scarff/Pool
Li's Power Assets to spin off HK unit

Li Ka-shing, Asia's richest man, is to spin off his electricity assets in Hong Kong through an initial public offering worth up to HK$27.9 billion ($3.6 billion) and will sell a large chunk to a Chinese state-owned power company.

Li's Power Assets to spin off HK unit
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Most China execs say cannot work with Japan firms: poll

About 60 percent of Chinese corporate leaders say they cannot do business with Japanese firms because of thorny relations between the two countries.

Most China execs say cannot work with Japan firms: poll
$800 million to be invested into second-tier banks by Baiterek Holding
$800 million to be invested into second-tier banks by Baiterek Holding

Baiterek Holding running the State Program of Accelerated Innovative and Industrial Development will channel $800mln into Kazakhstan banks.

$800 million to be invested into second-tier banks by Baiterek Holding
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Morgan Stanley sells oil trading assets to Rosneft

Investment bank Morgan Stanley Friday announced plans to sell part of its commodity business to Russian oil giant Rosneft for an undisclosed sum.

Morgan Stanley sells oil trading assets to Rosneft
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Kazakhstan to establish green economy investment fund

An investment fund for development of the green economy will be established in Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan to establish green economy investment fund
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
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Kazakh PM visits South Korea

Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov has signed a number of cooperation agreements with South Korea in Seoul.

Kazakh PM visits South Korea
Wang Jing, HKND Group chairman.©Reuters/ Jason Lee
Chinese tycoon unveils $10bn Ukrainian port project: report

A Chinese tycoon who plans to dig a canal across Nicaragua has unveiled his latest project -- a $10 billion deal to build a deepwater port in Ukraine, giving him a foothold in Europe, state-run media said Friday.

Chinese tycoon unveils $10bn Ukrainian port project: report
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China’s Shenhua planning to invest $8 billion into coal production in Kazakhstan

Coal production in Kazakhstan in 2012 totaled 120.511 million tons (3.5% up).

China’s Shenhua planning to invest $8 billion into coal production in Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan among Top 20 countries by inflow of FDI

In 2012 the gross inflow of FDI to Kazakhstan reached the record high of $28.8 billion.

Kazakhstan among Top 20 countries by inflow of FDI
Kenes Rakishev. Photo  ©tengrinews.kz
Kenes Rakishev to present promising start-up with $50 thousand

Kazakh businessman Kenes Rakishev will present $50 thousand to the entrepreneur who can persuade him in the viability of the business idea.

Kenes Rakishev to present promising start-up with $50 thousand