When Richard Peterson first started meeting with hedge funds about eight years ago to pitch using social media to predict market movement, investment managers looked at him as if he had just arrived from outer space.
Foreign debt of Kazakhstan's banking sector is $16 bln
ASTANA. February 20. KAZINFORM. Foreign debt of Kazakhstan's banking sector decreased to USD 16 billion, said Chairman of Kazakhstan National Bank Grigory Marchenko in his interview to "KTK" TV Channel.
Moody's Investors Service downgraded six European nations and became the first ratings firm to warn the U.K.'s rating could be at risk, citing the area's weakening ability to implement measures aimed at reducing debt.
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Kazakhstan's industrial production growth slowed to 1.9 percent in January 2012 in year-on-year terms from 5.8 percent in the same month last year, data released on Monday by the State Statistics Agency showed.