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Can Kazakhstan’s Privatization Plan Succeed?
February 18, 2016
Can Kazakhstan’s Privatization Plan Succeed?
Kazakhstan’s plan to privatize its state industries is ambitious, but it faces some major barriers.
Can Kazakhstan’s Privatization Plan Succeed?
Kazakh Currency and Global Oil Prices Hit Record Lows
January 13, 2016
Kazakh Currency and Global Oil Prices Hit Record Lows
The tenge has devalued nearly 5 percent in 2016 so far, not a good start to the year.
Kazakh Currency and Global Oil Prices Hit Record Lows
Kazakhstan’s Cash Pile
January 01, 2016
Kazakhstan’s Cash Pile
Central Asia’s bad year; anti-terror coalitions and backyards; recommended reads.
Kazakhstan’s Cash Pile
How Low Can Kazakhstan’s Tenge Go?
December 15, 2015
How Low Can Kazakhstan’s Tenge Go?
Astana sees its currency hit a new low and ponders gas below $37 a barrel.
How Low Can Kazakhstan’s Tenge Go?
Kazakhstan: Currency Trouble and British Friends
November 07, 2015
Kazakhstan: Currency Trouble and British Friends
The ties between London and Kazakhstan remain firm, but disconcerting to some observers.
Kazakhstan: Currency Trouble and British Friends
Why Is Kazakhstan’s Currency the World’s Most Volatile?
October 07, 2015
Why Is Kazakhstan’s Currency the World’s Most Volatile?
Nazarbayev promised there would be “no upheavals” but the global economy had other plans.
Why Is Kazakhstan’s Currency the World’s Most Volatile?
Kazakhstan’s Currency Troubles: Ruble, Oil and Yuan
August 19, 2015
Kazakhstan’s Currency Troubles: Ruble, Oil and Yuan
The tenge is pushing the upper limit of the country’s trading band.
Kazakhstan’s Currency Troubles: Ruble, Oil and Yuan
Amid Economic Woes, Kazakhstan Loosens Grip on Currency
July 15, 2015
Amid Economic Woes, Kazakhstan Loosens Grip on Currency
Astana is moving toward a free-floating currency, but that's still a few years away.
Amid Economic Woes, Kazakhstan Loosens Grip on Currency
Ruble Collapse a Problem for Central Asia
December 21, 2014
Ruble Collapse a Problem for Central Asia
The steep declines in Russia’s currency pose major dilemmas for the countries of Central Asia.
Ruble Collapse a Problem for Central Asia
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