Goldman Sachs flavours Kazakh neo-capitalist glamour under the shadows of China, Russia


It’s not for the long freezing winters or the haute cuisine, but Goldman Sachs is heading to Astana, the capital of the ex-Soviet republic of Kazakhstan.

Goldman announced on Oct. 1 that it was joining the Astana International Exchange(AIX). Kazakhstan’s reformist-minded financial market is the first of its kind in Central...