Kazakhstan’s KKB not expected to follow IBA into the abyss

Kanat Shaku in Almaty June 7, 2017

Despite strong similarities with its Azeri peer, allowing KKB to enter debt restructuring is not an option for the Kazakh authorities given the country's history of bank failures.

Kazakhstan's new exchange hopes to draw investors via Air Astana, Kazatomprom IPOs

bne IntelliNews June 5, 2017

Astana bourse targets major privatisation listings as it seeks to make far bigger impact than Almaty equity market.

Kazakhstan sticks to (non)participation in world crude output restraint

Kanat Shaku in Almaty May 29, 2017

Astana plays a delicate game of oil politics as production at giant Kashagan field ramps up

Xi throws Chinese might behind One Belt, One Road initiative

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest, Kivanc Dundar in Istanbul, Tim Gosling in Prague, Kanat Shaku in Almaty May 15, 2017

Beijing is investing a massive $124bn into the global project to invest into infrastructure and trade networks across four continents.

CEE'S TOP BUSINESS LEADERS: Eastern Europe and Eurasia

bne IntelliNews May 12, 2017

Our look at which business leaders really matter in each CEE/CIS country, ranked by our correspondents not just on wealth but on influence.