Home page About us News Contacts
- Astana
kaz rus eng RSS
Foreign experience
Legal consultation
Address bureau
How to support us?

EU regulators clear United-Continental tie-up

European antitrust regulators have given an unconditional green light to the proposed merger between the two big US carriers, United Airlines and Continental Airlines, which will create the world's largest airline.

29 2010 | Viewed: 517 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Soros set to buy stake in Bombay exchange

George Soros, the billionaire investor, is in final talks to buy Dubai Holding's 4 per cent stake in the Bombay Stock Exchange, as foreign investor interest in India's fast-growing financial markets rises, people close to the matter said.

29 2010 | Viewed: 554 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Chinese banks face state loans turmoil

China's banks are facing serious default risks on more than one-fifth of the Rmb7,700bn ($1,135bn) they have lent to local governments across the country, according to senior Chinese officials.

28 2010 | Viewed: 633 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
U.S. Oil Adviser Awaits Trial 7 Years After Kazakh Bribe Arrest

July 17 (Bloomberg) -- Oil consultant Jim Giffen was told by a U.S. judge six months after his 2003 arrest in an international bribery scheme that he would go on trial in the fall of 2004. He's still waiting.

23 2010 | Viewed: 764 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
China now worlds biggest energy user

China overtook the US last year to become the world's biggest energy user, the International Energy Agency revealed on Monday.

21 2010 | Viewed: 475 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Goldman Sachs profits plunge 83%

Goldman Sachs' quarterly profits plunged from a year ago, the company reported on Tuesday, as revenue slumped and the bank set aside more than a billion dollars for the UK bonus tax and its historic settlement with US securities regulators.

21 2010 | Viewed: 642 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Lunch with the FT: Oleg Deripaska

It is a sunny summer afternoon in London, and the courtyard of St John restaurant is bright and airy. Inside the dining room, however, things are much darker. There is little natural light, the walls are white, the lamps are black and the waiters pad silently around in the gloom.

18 2010 | Viewed: 533 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Goldman to settle with SEC for $550 million

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc agreed to pay $550 million to settle civil fraud charges over how it marketed a subprime mortgage product, ending months of negotiations that rattled the bank's clients and investors.

17 2010 | Viewed: 572 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Goldman Sachs settles with SEC

Goldman Sachs agreed on Thursday to pay a lower-than-expected $550m fine to settle US regulators' accusations that it misled investors in a mortgage-backed security - a move that ends the highest profile regulatory case since the crisis.

17 2010 | Viewed: 611 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
AIG chairman quits in power struggle

AIG's chairman Harvey Golub stepped down on Wednesday after losing a power struggle with the chief executive of the bailed-out insurer in a move that could cause further turmoil at the troubled company.

16 2010 | Viewed: 492 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Fed cuts its 2010 growth forecast

The Federal Reserve has cut its 2010 growth forecast for the first time since the economic recovery began last year, as debate at the central bank turns from when to tighten policy to whether to ease it further.

16 2010 | Viewed: 580 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
China growth slowed in second quarter

The Chinese economy expanded 11.1 per cent in the first half compared with the same period last year, pointing to a considerable slowdown in the second quarter of the year.

16 2010 | Viewed: 558 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
FSA looks to impose checks for mortgages

Financial regulators plan to step up sharply their scrutiny of mortgage lending and investment product sales because they have concluded that disclosure and free markets do not do enough to protect consumers, Lord Turner, chairman of the Financial Services Authority, announced on Tuesday.

16 2010 | Viewed: 543 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
BSkyB in talks on launch of Arabic service

British Sky Broadcasting is in talks to broadcast a 24-hour rolling news service in Arabic, based in Abu Dhabi, as part of a joint venture with a local private investor, according to people familiar with the project.

16 2010 | Viewed: 541 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Eurozone crisis fund expects top rating

The eurozone's €440bn sovereign rescue fund will be operational by the end of the month and expects to be awarded a coveted triple A credit rating in August, its new head has said.

14 2010 | Viewed: 501 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
To show: Local World All
Popular themes