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US, EU stocks fall as markets focus on dollar
US, EU stocks fall as markets focus on dollar

US and EU stocks drifted lower on Friday while euro struck a 12-month low against dollar on market expectations of US interest rate hike.

US, EU stocks fall as markets focus on dollar
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Hong Kong, Shanghai stocks tumble in morning trade

The Hang Seng Index in Hong Kong sank 1.15 percent, or 268.81 points, to 23,056.62.

Hong Kong, Shanghai stocks tumble in morning trade
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What is a Kazakh investor like: profile

Kazakhstanis who venture into financial markets are mostly males aged 30 to 40+ from Almaty wielding a capital of 100,000 to 5000,000 euro.

What is a Kazakh investor like: profile
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Mining exports drive Australian growth

Surging mining exports powered the Australian economy to better-than-expected 1.1 percent growth in the first quarter of the year, data showed Wednesday, but Treasurer Joe Hockey said he was also encouraged by a pick-up in other sectors.

Mining exports drive Australian growth
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Sina Weibo, 'China's Twitter,' files for IPO in US

Weibo Corp., the Chinese microblogging service often compared with Twitter, filed Friday for a US stock offering seeking to raise $500 million.

Sina Weibo, 'China's Twitter,' files for IPO in US
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Oil markets tight, IEA warns

World oil markets are unexpectedly tight as growth in advanced economies picks up, the IEA warned on Thursday, urging OPEC to skip a seasonal output drop as stocks touch six-year lows.

Oil markets tight, IEA warns
China stock market disappoints on double cash crunch
China stock market disappoints on double cash crunch

A cash shortage among banks made the Chinese stock market one of the world's worst performing this year, showing how tens of millions of small investors remain at the mercy of government policy.

China stock market disappoints on double cash crunch
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Twitter tumbles after warning on overvaluation

Twitter shares tumbled Friday after a brokerage analyst warned the popular messaging network was overvalued following a meteoric rise since its initial public offering in November.

Twitter tumbles after warning on overvaluation
US stocks rise amid wave of positive sentiment
US stocks rise amid wave of positive sentiment

US stocks edged towards the finale of a banner 2013 in buoyant fashion this week, repeatedly reaching new records on a string of solid economic data.

US stocks rise amid wave of positive sentiment
Zuckerberg sells as Facebook offers new shares
Zuckerberg sells as Facebook offers new shares

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg will sell a chunk of his stake in the company, cashing in some $2.3 billion, as part of a new share offering by the huge social network.

Zuckerberg sells as Facebook offers new shares
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US jobless rate drops to five-year low

The US jobless rate fell sharply to 7.0 percent in November, a five-year low, raising the odds Friday that the Federal Reserve could soon cut its huge stimulus program.

US jobless rate drops to five-year low
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Temirbank and Alliance Bank sales: decision to be reached this year

The decision on sale of Temirbank and Alliance Bank will be finalized by the end of the year.

Temirbank and Alliance Bank sales: decision to be reached this year
As Twitter flies, fears mount on bubble
As Twitter flies, fears mount on bubble

Twitter's high-flying Wall Street debut drew attention to the growing power of social media, but also raised concerns about a potential bubble in the sector.

As Twitter flies, fears mount on bubble
Boeing stocks dive after 787 fire at Heathrow
Boeing stocks dive after 787 fire at Heathrow

Boeing stocks plunged nearly 5 percent on Friday after a fire and a "technical issue" on separate 787 Dreamliners in Britain stoked fresh safety concerns about the new high-tech jetliner.

Boeing stocks dive after 787 fire at Heathrow
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Zuckerberg paid more than $2 bln at Facebook in 2012

Facebook co-founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg scored more than $2 billion worth of stock and $503,000 in base pay last year for running the world's leading social network.

Zuckerberg paid more than $2 bln at Facebook in 2012
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No decision on buying ConocoPhillips’ stake in Kashagan yet

Oil and Gas Minister emphasized that the decision is to be taken by a special inter-agency committee that is carefully studying the issue at the moment.

No decision on buying ConocoPhillips’ stake in Kashagan yet
Asian Apple-linked shares mixed after iPhone 5 launch
Asian Apple-linked shares mixed after iPhone 5 launch

Stocks in Apple's Asian component suppliers were mixed Thursday after the launch of the iPhone 5, with analysts citing uncertainty over its impact in the hugely competitive smartphone market.

Asian Apple-linked shares mixed after iPhone 5 launch
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US Treasury to sell $18 bn of AIG stock

The US Treasury Department announced Sunday that it has launched a public offering of $18 billion of its common stock in AIG, the giant insurer bailed out by the US government.

US Treasury to sell $18 bn of AIG stock
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Samruk-Kazyna advised Kazakhstan citizens on People's IPO

The meeting on implementation of the People’s IPO program was held in Almaty.

Samruk-Kazyna advised Kazakhstan citizens on People's IPO
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Promotion centers opened in Kazakhstan explaning People’s IPO

The centers are equipped with all the required information materials and will work round the clock from June to October 2012.

Promotion centers opened in Kazakhstan explaning People’s IPO