Meet the woman charged with saving Kazakhstan's banking system

13.02.2018

After a decade of financial turmoil, Kazakhstan is looking to the head of its largest lender to restore the banking system to health.

Umut Shayakhmetova, the 48-year-old chief executive officer of Halyk Bank, is weighing the lender’s first dividend since 2015. The potential payout is a sign of stabilization in the banking system...