Central Banking

Kazakhstan gets 'bank' note spelling wrong

The Central Bank of Kazakhstan has misspelled the word "bank" on its new notes, officials said on Wednesday 18 October.

The error seems to have occurred because the Kazakh word for bank is the Cyrillic form of "bank". On the new note, the word was written with an alternate Kazakh form of the letter K, which has a slightly different pronunciation, reports said.

The move to put the misprinted notes into circulation has drawn criticism from the Central Asian state's politicians who called on the b

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