Kazakh Nat Bank head rejects resignation rumours

KAZAKHSTAN - The chairman of the National Bank of Kazakhstan, Grigoriy Marchenko, has rejected rumours that he would soon resign.

"Over the past one-and-a-half months, there has been a lot of talk about me resigning and moving to Moscow in order to work there. Some have written: He has already bought a flat in Moscow. Others say: No, he has got a detached house in the environs of Moscow. His family left a long time ago. There is talk of me joining the Central Bank of Russia," he complained at