Kazakhstan: low impact for asset prices, but a wakeup call for geopolitical risk


Unrest in Kazakhstan and its geopolitical implications: On 2 January, protests began in western Kazakhstan triggered by a sharp rise in fuel costs, but reflecting broader political discontent. The almost immediate response from the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO, a Russian version of NATO) shows the close relationship between the Russian and Kazakhstan governments.

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