Kazakhstani experts comment on Bank of American Merrill Lynch placing the Central Asian country among ten countries most vulnerable to a sovereign default.
The National Bank of Kazakhstan has responded to the criticism of several members of the Kazakh Parliament, who claimed the Single Pension Fund was practicing risky investments that put the pensioneers' savings in danger.
Kazakhstan MP of Ak Zhol faction voiced their serious concern over the investments the Single Pension Fund was practicing. In their opinion, these activities may lead to destabilization of the entire lending sector of Kazakhstan.
The world economy needs more productive investment and less in speculative assets, which in many cases are now overvalued and pose big stability risks.
President of Kazakhstan said the country was facing quite a few problems but was prepared to address various scenarios.
Tengrinews asked several experts about their opinions on the risks related to Kazakhstan's national currency - the tenge.
A newly discovered gene mutation raises a woman's risk of breast cancer and may be considered the third such inherited gene
An unprecedented operation to refloat the shipwrecked Costa Concordia was set to begin Monday in Italy, with salvage workers attempting to raise the rusty liner from its watery grave on the shores of a rugged Tuscan island.
Associate Director for Financial Institutions at Standard & Poor's Natalia Yalovskaya said that Kazakhstani banks were exposed to increased forex risk.
A secret Brazilian government report lists several security "risks" in having the country host of the World Cup this year, including political protest and strikes.
Gains in fighting malaria in sub-Saharan Africa have left the highest risk for the disease concentrated in 10 countries.
A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's main island of Java on Saturday, the US Geological Survey reported, but local officials said there was no risk of a tsunami.
US authorities on Monday lifted restrictions on the prescription of diabetes drug Avandia after a new study indicated it did not carry an elevated risk of heart attacks.
British gynaecologists warned on Friday that increasing numbers of teenage girls and women are undergoing genital cosmetic surgery, driven in part by unrealistic images of how they should look based on pornography.
Girls of all races are entering puberty earlier than ever before, and US research out Monday suggests that obesity may a contributing factor, particularly in white girls.
A strong 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit eastern Japan on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, but local authorities said there was no risk of a tsunami.
Long-term exposure to particulate air pollution boosts the risk of lung cancer, even at concentrations below the legal maximum.
Pregnant women who were exposed to high levels of air pollution were twice as likely to have a child with autism as women who lived in low pollution areas.
North America's pipeline network must be radically redrawn with new links such as Keystone XL to meet growing Canadian oil output, or risk a blow to the country's economy.
Almost one in five of the world's reptile species are in danger of extinction as their habitats are cleared away for farming and logging.
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