EBRD sees Central Asian economic growth easing in 2018 and 2019 ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Economic growth in Central Asia is expected to moderate in 2018 and 2019, reflecting a need for fiscal consolidation in the region and slower growth in the extractive sector, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said, Kazinform has learnt from ebrd.com.
KASE day session: USDKZT_TOM = 370.49 ALMATY. KAZINFORM - The afternoon foreign currencies trading session ended on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE). For USDKZT_TOM this session is an additional one. No trading in instruments RUBKZT_SPT and RUBKZT_0_002 was held today on KASE due to the holiday on November 5, 2018 in the Russian Federation (The People's Unity Day). 21 banks traded in the session.
Crashed Indonesia plane's black box recovered: official JAKARTA. KAZINFORM - Indonesia's transportation safety committee said Thursday that a black box from an airliner that crashed into the Java Sea on Monday has been recovered, a key development likely to help the probe into what brought down the plane with nearly 190 people on board, Kyodo reports.
Both overweight, underweight linked to increased death risk: British study ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Both low and high Body Mass Indices (BMI) were associated with an increased risk of death from various causes, according to a new study recently released by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), Xinhua has learned.
Nursultan Nazarbayev receives Saudi Arabia's interior minister ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has held today a meeting with the Minister of the Interior of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the press service of Akorda informs.
TURKPA countries devising common stance on anti-terrorism legislation ASTANA. KAZINFORM - On 31 October 2018, the Sixth Meeting of the TURKPA Commission on Legal Affairs and International Relations hosted by the Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan was held in Baku and attended by the parliamentarians and experts from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey, Kazinform has learned from TURKPA's media office.
Astana International Exchange launching post-trade infrastructure ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Astana International Exchange (AIX) is pleased to confirm its readiness to launch its post-trade market services provided by Avenir Technology Limited (Avenir Technology), Kazinform has learnt from AIX's press service.
Kazakhstan presents potential of Eastern branch of North-South int'l transit corridor BEIJING-DELHI. KAZINFORM - A roundtable themed Kazakhstan - Turkmenistan - Iran - India. Current situation and perspectives was held on October 31, 2018, in New Delhi. The event was organized by the Embassy of Kazakhstan together with the Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations in India and JSC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Express" (Kazakhstan railway express) with the support of the Ministry of Trade and Industry of the Republic of India.
UK Brexit minister says final deal on EU withdrawal ready by Nov. 21 ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The United Kingdom's secretary for exiting the European Union has said he expected a final Brexit deal to be agreed on by Nov. 21, according to a letter to the parliamentary committee on Brexit published on Wednesday, EFE reports.