The Outlook
The Forecast: Azerbaijan 2018

The Forecast: Azerbaijan 2018

As 2018 swiftly approaches, Menas is launching annual forecasts to help clients plan for the year ahead. The Forecast is a new section in each of our publications, providing forward-looking analysis and assessments in these key areas: Domestic politics and policy...
The Forecast: Kazakhstan 2018

The Forecast: Kazakhstan 2018

As 2018 swiftly approaches, Menas is launching annual forecasts to help clients plan for the year ahead. The Forecast is a new section in each of our publications, providing forward-looking analysis and assessments in these key areas: Domestic politics and policy...
Kazakhstan’s Halyk Bank swallows Qazkom

Kazakhstan’s Halyk Bank swallows Qazkom

This is an excerpt from an article in our monthly Caspian Focus publication. Kazakhstan’s second-largest bank by assets, People’s Savings Bank (aka Halyk Bank), has completed the acquisition of its larger rival, Kazkommertsbank. Last year’s rebranding changed the...