Kazatomprom valued at $3bn in London, Astana IPO

Kanat Shaku in Almaty November 13, 2018

Valuation of world’s top uranium producer at bottom of pricing range but listing celebrated as the first made in more than a decade by a Kazakh company.

Kazakhstan to get low-fare airline

Kanat Shaku in Almaty November 9, 2018

FlyArystan to ease travel in world’s ninth largest country. Domestic ambitions to be followed by move for regional flight package.

Kazakhstan sells its first ever euro bond

Kanat Shaku in Almaty November 7, 2018

Central Asian kingpin is latest emerging market nation to switch away from dollars due to growing gap between US and European interest rates.

Boxing may be knocked out of Olympics after election of claimed Uzbek crime boss as association head

bne IntelliNews November 5, 2018

Only other candidate, Serik Konakbayev, a well-known Soviet-era boxer from Kazakhstan, may ask for a 'rematch' in bid to preserve sport's prestige.

World’s biggest uranium miner Kazatomprom to IPO 25% stake

Kanat Shaku in Almaty October 16, 2018

Offering in flagship Kazakh corporation seen as helping to draw liquidity to recently launched Astana International Exchange.