November 23, 2017
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  • 03/03/2015 | Argentina

    Griesa postpones decision on Citibank request over Argentine bonds

    Citibank requested New York federal judge Griesa to issue a definitive order that would authorize them to process payments on dollar-denominated, Argentine-law bonds, instead of issuing permissions each time. Griesa postponed the decision.

  • 16/03/2015 | Argentina

    Griesa rejects Citi 'stay' plea for bond payments

    New York district judge Thomas Griesa has declined a request from the Citigroup bank to allow the entity to process the payment of Argentine bonds under local law while an appeal against the magistrate's negative ruling is being prepared.

  • 17/03/2015 | Argentina

    Citigroup to exit Argentina custody business

    Citigroup Inc said it plans to exit its custodial business in Argentina as soon as possible, after a US judge refused to lift an injunction that blocked the bank from processing interest payments on $2.3 billion of Argentina bonds.

  • 18/03/2015 | Argentina

    Kicillof: Citibank has incriminated itself

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof has revealed the government sent a letter to Citigroup asking how the bank will react, after US Judge Thomas Griesa decided not to kill an injunction that blocked Citi from processing interest payments of Argentina bonds.

  • 06/04/2015 | Argentina

    Central Bank carries out Citi inspection, bank appeals CEO suspension

    Central Bank regulators entered Citibank Argentina's headquarters today for an inspection, while the entity appealed the decision to suspend CEO Gabriel Ribisch due to an agreement with holdout investors.

  • 06/04/2015 | Argentina

    Gov't appeals judge Griesa Citibank ruling

    The Argentine government has formally appealed to the New York justice system the ruling handed down by district judge Thomas Griesa, which barred intermediary Citibank from processing debt services that expired on March 31.

  • 21/04/2015 | Argentina

    NML Capital threatens legal action over new Bonar 2024 sale

    NML Capital, one of the leading hedge funds in a legal battle against the national government, today said it was taking a close look at yesterday’s announcement of Economy Minister Axel Kicillof about a local sale of the Bonar 2024 bond.

  • 02/06/2015 | Argentina

    Kicillof: 'Some candidates applauded taking on debt'

    By Guillermo Laborda and Pablo Jiménez


  • 12/08/2015 | Argentina

    Griesa sanctions Argentina for failing to fulfill Discovery

    NY district judge Thomas Griesa has said he will consider all Argentine government assets in the United States, except for diplomatic and military ones, as commercial assets which hedge fund NML Capital could try to seize.

  • 01/09/2015 | Argentina

    'Vulture funds now have less fire power'

  • 02/10/2015 | Argentina

    Gov't ratifies Boden 2015 payment on Monday

    “Argentina will pay the Boden 2015 entirely like we have always done in the last years with our obligations, despite many operations that suggest different scenarios,” Economy Minister Axel Kicillof told a news conference this afternoon.

  • 26/10/2015 | Argentina

    Argentine financial markets rallied after election

    Argentina's financial markets traded higher today after opposition candidate Mauricio Macri's surprisingly strong showing in presidential elections set up a second vote next month.

  • 16/02/2016 | Argentina

    'Vultures' granted extra day to respond to Argentina's injunctions demand

    Hedge funds litigating against Argentina in the United States over the country’s defaulted bonds will have until Friday to respond to the government’s demand to have orders restricting it from servicing its restructured debts vacated, US District Judge Thomas Griesa ruled.

  • 19/04/2016 | Argentina

    'It is the largest demand in history for an emerging country'

    Cabinet chief Marcos Peña and Revenue and Finance Minister Alfonso Prat Gay addressed the results of the massive debt issue that was announced on Monday, reaching more than US$65 billion in orders for Argentina’s first international bond in 15 years.

  • 22/04/2016 | Argentina

    Argentina pays holdouts after 14 years, US judge Griesa lifts injunction

    Argentina began paying more than $9 billion on Friday to creditors who refused debt restructurings after a record 2002 default, closing the door on messy litigation. "Judge Thomas P. Griesa late this morning lifted the Injunction against Argentina in all cases pending before him," a statement from Daniel Pollack released today said.

  • 20/07/2011 | Argentina

    US court blocks Brady bonds swap

    A bond holder who sued Argentina when the country stopped paying its debt in 2002, received a favorable ruling from a US court, which blocked a debt swap of unpaid Brady bonds for a total amount of 270 million dollars, which were negotiated in 2011.

  • 01/08/2011 | Argentina

    'A US default would have had delicate consequences on global economies,' Gov't says

    Economy Minister Amado Boudou referred to the US debt deal, which was agreed upon late on Sunday to avoid the country entering default. He also ratified that the Government will pay US$ 2.20 billion corresponding to Boden 2012 bond payments.

  • 03/08/2011 | Argentina

    Gov't confirms payment of 2012 Boden bonds

    The national Government has paid the US$2.2 billion corresponding to payments of the 2012 Boden bonds with reserves of the Central Bank, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced.

  • 18/10/2012 | Argentina

    Capitanich: ‘Nat’l Gov’t not involved in peso bonds swap decision’

    Chaco governor Jorge Capitanich once again defended the decision to swap a dollar debt into pesos and assured that the National Government had not had any involvement in the decision he made last week. He also stated that the province followed a Central Bank disposition.

  • 26/10/2012 | Argentina

    'Ruling does not change the status quo,' Finance Secretary

    Finance Secretary Adrián Cosentino assuredthat the ruling of an appeals court which partially confirmed the ruling of US judge Thomas Griesa in favour of vulture funds “is suspended from the moment it was issued,thus the current status quo has not been changed.”

  • 30/10/2012 | Argentina

    S&P downgrades Argentina's rating on 'vulture funds' ruling

    Standard & Poor's Ratings Services reported it has downgraded Argentina's sovereign credit rating from "B" to "B-," following the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the ruling over "vulture funds."

  • 30/10/2012 | Argentina

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  • 31/10/2012 | Argentina

    Bond prices sink, risk spread grows after S&P downgrade

    The price of benchmark bonds in dollars sank as much as 7 percent in early over-the-counter trade today, a day after Standard & Poor's downgraded the country's sovereign credit rating.

  • 22/11/2012 | Argentina

    Argentina says Judge Griesa's ruling 'unfair,' to request revision on Monday

    Economy Minister Hernán Lorenzino assured during a press conference that "paying off the vulture funds is illegal," and said that the ruling by US District Judge Thomas Griesa against Argentina is "unfair." The minister also warned that Griesa's ruling might affect the international financial system, and the country as well.

  • 13/12/2012 | Argentina

    BA stocks end slightly down

  • 13/12/2012 | Argentina

    CFK ratifies Argentina to pay $3.5 billion in GDP-bonds

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured that “against all foreign and domestic attempts” at stopping it, Argentina will pay on Friday $3.5 billion dollars in GDP-bonds, which represents the largest payment to private bondholders since 2001.

  • 16/12/2012 | Argentina

    YPF sells 323M pesos worth of bonds

    YPF closed its first bond sale oriented toward small investors after selling 323 million pesos worth of bonds to more than 10,000 investors. The offer had been accompanied by a media blitz campaign aimed at attracting investors throughout the country.

  • 25/01/2013 | Argentina

    'Vulture funds' say Argentina must pay up

    Investors who refused to join two sovereign debt restructurings by Argentina urged a US court to force the country to pay them.

  • 26/04/2013 | Argentina

    BA stocks higher as investors shift from pesos to bonds and shares

    The Merval benchmark stock index in Buenos Aires Stock Exchange today rose 1 percent to 3,724.45 points, reaching a 9 percent raise so far the month and gaining 29 percent so far this year.

  • 03/05/2013 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks closed higher, hit new record

    Buenos Aires Merval benchmark stock index traded1.2 percent higher today at 3.888,10, climbing 4.3 percent so far the week and 34.6 percent so far this year. Yesterday, the index fell 0.1 percent on less-than-expected earnings data from Tenaris

  • 08/05/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar 37 cents higher at AR$10.45, hits new record high

    After breaking the key psychological barrier of 10 dollars yesterday, the so called "blue" dollar which trades on the black market climbed again today 37 cents to AR$10.45.

  • 09/05/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar ends at AR$10.03 after plunging 42 cents

    The so called "blue" dollar which trades on the black market was plunging today 42 cents to AR$10.03 (selling price) after skyrocketing yesterday to AR$10.45. Meanwhile, the official rate closed one cent higher at AR$5.175 (buying price) and AR$5.23 (selling price) compared to yesterday's close.

  • 10/05/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar ends higher, 'blue' transactions halted

    Amid a high volatility and uncertainty of the so called "blue" dollar rate which this week skyrocketed to record highs, traders were not operating today due to increasing fears of government controls over the so called "blue" dollar informal market.

  • 14/05/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar down to AR$9.20; official rate ends half-a-cent higher

    After two days of a frozen black market dollar, the parallel rate traded today 83 cents lower at AR$9.20 while the official rate ended half a cent higher at AR$5.245 compared to yesterday's close.

  • 14/05/2013 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks close with 2 % loss

    The Merval benchmark stock index closed at 3,510.11 points today, amid a buoyant session. It reached a 6.8 percent downturn so far the month and a 25.5 percent rise in the year.

  • 15/05/2013 | Argentina

    Merval jumps 6% boosted by YPF shares

    Buenos Aires Merval benchmark stock index jumped today 6 percent to 3,720.91 points pushed by YPF shares which climbed 12.3 percent in Buenos Aires and 5.6 in Wall Street.

  • 16/05/2013 | Argentina

    BA stocks edge down by 0.4 % on black market dollar concerns

    The Merval benchmark index was trading 0.5 lower at 3.706,71 points on concerns about the black market dollar, after opening higher pushed by YPF bonds.

  • 20/05/2013 | Argentina

    BA stocks close down

    The Merval benchmark stock index was 0.5 percent down at 3,674.86 points. It hast lost 3.2 percent this month and has gained 29.5 percent this year.

  • 23/05/2013 | Argentina

    Stocks close down on black market dollar concerns

    Argentine shares closed on a 0.3 percent low on black market dollar concerns and weak economic data from China.

  • 24/05/2013 | Argentina

    Black market dollar rises to 8.95 pesos

    In a week of a buoyant black market dollar, the so called "blue" rate rose 15 cents to 8.95 pesos for its selling price. It climbed 37 cents yesterday after the government established new limits to overseas dollar extractions.

  • 27/05/2013 | Argentina

    Black market dollar closes lower while BA stocks slightly up

    The US dollar ended steady today at 5.275 pesos for its selling price after climbing three cents in the last five business days, while the black market rate clsoed two cents lower at 8.93 pesos. Argentine shares rose 0.6 percent.

  • 28/05/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at 5.28 pesos; black market price lower

    The US dollar closed half a cent higher today at 5.28 pesos for its selling price while the black market rate finished four cents lower at 8.88 pesos after ending at 8.93 pesos yesterday.

  • 29/05/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar ends higher at 5.285 pesos; black market price steady

    The US dollar ended half a cent higher today at exchange offices at a selling price of 5.285 pesos while the black market dollar was stable at 8.88 pesos.

  • 29/05/2013 | Argentina

    BA stocks rebound on YPF shares

    After a weak opening affected by uncertainty over the US Fed's stimulus programme, YPF shares, which were climbing 8.5 percent, pushed Buenos Aires stocks up in today's trade.

  • 30/05/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at 5.29 pesos; 'blue' rate lower

    The US dollar ended half a cent higher today at exchange offices at a selling price of 5.29 pesos. The black market dollar slid one cent to 8.87 pesos amid a government strategy of pushing its price down.

  • 31/05/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar lower at 8.80 pesos; official rate steady

    The black market dollar or so called "blue" dollar was seven cents lower today 8.80 pesos amid a government strategy to lower its price.

  • 03/06/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 5.295 pesos; "blue" 20 cents lower

    The US dollar ended half a cent higher today at exchange offices in the City at a selling price of 5.295 pesos. The parallel or so called "blue" dollar ended 20 cents lower at 8.60 pesos after ending at 8.80 last Friday amid a government strategy to lower its price through the bond market.

  • 03/06/2013 | Argentina

    BA stocks close slightly down

    Buenos Aires shares were down today amid thin trading volume as investors were more interested in the blue dollar price.

  • 17/06/2013 | Argentina

    Official dollar rises to 5.345 pesos; BA stocks edge down

    The US dollar rose half a cent higher today compared to the last closing price at a selling rate of 5.345 pesos. The Merval stock index closed lower at 3.1 percent to 3,100.35 points.

  • 24/06/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes higher after long weekend

    The US dollar closed higher today at a selling price of 5.7 pesos. The so called "blue" rate closed at 8.05 pesos as the informal market was gradually resuming operations.

  • 24/06/2013 | Argentina

    Argentine stocks close on a low, in line with global markets

    Buenos Aires closed 1.6 percent lower today in line with global markets amid concerns over China's banking system and the US Federal Reserve's policies.

  • 01/07/2013 | Argentina

    'Cedin bonds will activate consumption,' CNV head foresees

    The Security and Exchange Commission (CNV) Chairman Alejandro Vanoli came on stage today as the Cedin dollar-denominated bonds were officially launched, saying the bond “is not a foreign currency but a saving instrument.”

  • 01/07/2013 | Argentina

    Fashion firm to accept Cedin bonds as a payment instrument

    An Argentine fashion firm was the first one in its segment to announce it would accept  the Cedin dollar-denominated bonds, which came into effect today, as a payment instrument.

  • 01/07/2013 | Argentina

    BA stocks close on a high pushed by energy firms

    Argentine shares were edging up today with the Merval benchmark stock index adding 1.3 percent to 3,019.82 points, pushed by energy firms.

  • 02/07/2013 | Argentina

    Argentine shares close on a low

    Buenos Aires shares fell 0.8 percent today pushed down by Petrobras Brazil and Telecom, with the Merval benchmark index at 2,994.08 points.

  • 15/07/2013 | Argentina

    BA shares close with growth

    Buenos Aires shares rose today with the Merval benchmark stock index closing on 3,348.98 points, a growth of 3.79 percent, amid thin trade volume and boosted by oil shares.

  • 16/07/2013 | Argentina

    YPF shares boost Buenos Aires' Merval

    Buenos Aires' Merval benchmark stock indez edged up 0.9 percent today to 3,378.31 points, boosted by YPF shares which climbed 2.8 percent after the government unveiled yesterday an oil incentive scheme.

  • 22/12/2010 | Argentina

    Lorenzino: 'The swap offer is a gesture of good will to creditors'

    The government reopened a debt swap launched earlier this year, moving to mop up a remaining $6.1 billion in default and reduce lawsuits against the country.

  • 20/07/2012 | Argentina

    YPF buys back $79 million in 2028 bonds

    Recently nationalized energy company YPF bought back $79 million in 2028 bonds, a stock market filing showed today.

  • 13/08/2012 | Argentina

    YPF to issue $760 million in bonds

    Argentina's YPF will issue bonds for 3.5 billion pesos ($760 million) as part of its push to reduce fuel imports by investing in domestic output, the state-controlled energy company said in a letter to regulators today.

  • 06/03/2013 | Argentina

    YPF to issue 500 million pesos worth of bonds

    YPF state-owned oil company announced that they will issue two sets of convertible bonds that combined are worth 500 million pesos, the equivalent to US$230 million according to the official exchange rate.

  • 22/07/2013 | Argentina

    Stocks gain led by Tenaris

  • 21/08/2013 | Argentina

    Government sells $2.3 bln in treasury bills to central bank

    The government today said it issued a total of $2.6 billion in treasury bonds which it sold to state entities including the central bank, which bought $2.3 billion worth of 10-year paper offering interest of Libor minus 1 percentage point.

  • 09/09/2013 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires shares hit record high

    Buenos Aires shares were higher today and hit a record high as the Merval benchmark index climbed 2.9 percent to 4,303.85 points.

  • 12/09/2013 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires shares break new record before late fall

    Buenos Aires shares hit a new record high today when the Merval benchmark index gained 0.9 percent reaching 4,557.08 points, although the market eventually dropped off at the end of the day.

  • 30/09/2013 | Argentina

    US Supreme Court analyses whether to take 'vulture fund' case

    The US Supreme Court  analysed the list of cases that could be discussed from the start of the new session beginning October 7, among which is a high-profile appeal by Argentina over its battle with hedge funds that refused to take part in two debt restructurings that sprang from the country's 2002 default.

  • 01/11/2013 | Argentina

    Bondholders lose bid to lift stay in Argentina litigation

    A US appeals court today said it would leave a freeze in place on an order requiring Argentina to pay $1.33 billion in favor of bondholders suing for repayment in the wake of the country's 2002 default.

  • 08/04/2014 | Argentina

    IMF report on Argentina's GDP triggers doubts on coupon payment

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) reported a steep deceleration of Argentina’s economic activity for 2014, in a context of “high uncertainty”, according to its latest World Economic Outlook released today in Washington. However, what’s raising eyebrows and controversy is the IMF’s 2013 estimation of a 4.3 percent growth according to what they assure it's “official data.”

  • 16/06/2014 | Argentina

    CFK: Argentina will not default on restructured debt

    President Cristina Kirchner has vowed to honour Argentine debt commitments to those bondholders who entered restructuring agreements in 2005 and 2010, after learning of the refusal by the US Supreme Court to take the case against holdout investors.

  • 19/06/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't says no US mission scheduled to negotiate with vulture funds

    Following Argentina’s offer to negotiate with bondholders, the cabinet chief affirmed the ruling ordering to pay vulture funds “strikes” the country’s debt restructuring process. Ratifying Argentina’s “payment will,”  Jorge Capitanich said the government had no mission scheduled to the United States.

  • 16/07/2014 | Argentina

    ATFA: 'Time is running out for Argentina'

    The American Task Force Argentina (ATFA) group the government has officially accused of being funded by same holdout creditors suing Argentina over its defaulted bonds, has resumed its advertisement campaign against Buenos Aires.

  • 22/07/2014 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks fall after vulture fund hearing

    The Buenos Aires City stock market registered losses after US Judge Thomas Griesa denied a new Argentine request for a suspension of the order to pay bondholders before July 30, although heavy early falls were arrested. The Merval index closed down 1.1% at 8,332.29 points.

  • 28/07/2014 | Argentina

    BA stocks cut losses, all eyes on vulture funds talks

    The Buenos Aires City stock market registered losses amid operators’ growing uncertainty as the July 30 deadline for the negotiations between Argentina and its holdout creditors in New York approaches, although prices later recovered to diminish early falls. The Merval index was down by 0.98% at 7,844.56 points.

  • 28/07/2014 | Argentina

    Judge Griesa authorises payment of bonds under Argentine law

    New York judge Thomas Griesa has confirmed that the Citigroup bank will on a one-off occasion be permitted to process payment on Argentine bonds held under local law, which form part of the titles restructured following the default of 2001.

  • 30/07/2014 | Argentina

    BA stock market jumps 6.9%

    The Buenos Aires City stock market jumped today, reflecting investor’s optimism as last-minute negotiations between Argentina and its holdout creditors continued in New York. The Merval index climbed by 6.9% to 8,937.62 points.

  • 31/07/2014 | Argentina

    Aurelius says no private sector approach worthy

    Aurelius Capital Management has shot down speculation that the hedge fund was fielding a viable private-sector proposal for selling its untendered Argentine sovereign debt in a bid to shorten the amount of time Argentina is in default.

  • 24/08/2014 | Argentina

    Fintech Advisory fund welcomes new debt swap under Argentine law

    Fintech Advisory hedge fund head David Martínez Guzmán has said the fund is willing to accept the new debt swap proposed by the Argentine government in order to “isolate (US) judge Thomas Griesa and vulture funds, and resume the chain of payment arbitrarily interrupted.”

  • 03/09/2014 | Argentina

    Pignanelli says Uruguay 'trustworthy' option to pay Argentine bonds

    Former chairman of the Central Bank Aldo Pignanelli considered neighboring Uruguay could be a “trustworthy” option for Argentina to issue sovereign bonds and pay creditors.

  • 18/09/2014 | Argentina

    New York Appeals Court promises Citi decision, criticises bank's case

    New York's Second Circuit Appeals Court has heard the arguments of Citigroup, who seek to overturn a judicial order blocking the payment of Argentine bonds. The court also promised to release its decision 48 hours before the next payment deadline of September 30, although the comments from one of the judges cast doubt on the bank's posture.

  • 22/09/2014 | Argentina

    ‘Citibank must honour its obligations’

    Cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich urged Citibank to “honour its obligations to transfer funds to (Argentina’s) bondholders" following the New York's Second Circuit Appeals Court dismissal of an appeal by Citigroup and Argentina that sought to overturn US Judge Thomas Griesa’s order blocking payment.

  • 22/09/2014 | Argentina

    'Citibank has no gun pointed to its head, but Argentine law'

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof responded to Citibank’s lawyer Karen Wagner comments that the bank had “a gun to its head” which would “probably go off” if the US Judiciary did not allow payment of funds blocked by US Judge Thomas Griesa. “The Citibank has no gun to its head, but the Argentine law,” Kicillof stated.

  • 22/09/2014 | Argentina

    Judge Griesa orders new hearing after Citibank requests payment stay

    New York district judge Thomas Griesa has called a new hearing this Friday, after Citibank requested an injunction in order to honour a payment on Argentine bonds held under local legislation and in foreign currency.

  • 16/10/2014 | Argentina

    CNV accuses stock market traders of manipulating public bonds

    The new president of the National Values Commission (CNV) financial watchdog, Cristian Girard, has filed a formal complaint against stockbrokers Mariva Bursatil and Facimex for alleged manipulation in bond prices.

  • 23/10/2014 | Argentina

    Argentine debt case: US judge Griesa schedules new hearing on December 2

    A US judge has scheduled a December 2 hearing to weigh arguments over whether Citigroup Inc should be allowed to process an expected interest payment by Argentina on bonds issued under its local laws following its 2002 default.

  • 29/10/2014 | Argentina

    Another hedge fund to demand acceleration on Argentine bonds

    Owl Creek Asset Management LP is discussing the formation of a group that will demand immediate repayment on Argentine bonds.

  • 31/10/2014 | Argentina

    Fitch downgrades Argentina's Par bonds ratings to 'D'

    Fitch ratings agency today downgraded Argentina's Par bonds issued under Foreign Law to 'D' from 'C', after the country failed to complete an interest payment.

  • 03/11/2014 | Argentina

    Soros, Bass funds ask London judge to protect investments in Argentine bonds

    A group of funds including George Soros’s Quantum Partners LP and Kyle Bass’s Hayman Capital Management LP asked a London judge to protect a 1.3 billion-euro ($1.6 billion) investment in Argentinian bonds from New York lawsuits, international news agencies reported today.

  • 10/11/2014 | Argentina

    Judge Griesa authorises Citibank to make bond payments

    New York District judge Thomas Griesa has authorised Citibank to complete the transfer of 85 million dollars to holders of restructured Argentine bonds under local law, meeting debt services that expire on December 31.

  • 04/12/2014 | Argentina

    Gov’t announces early Boden 2015 payment

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof announced that between December 10 and 12, the government will offer early payment of Boden 2015 bonds, which matures next October. The official said the decision seeks to tackle “speculative, propaganda maneouvres” by vulture funds against Argentina.

  • 14/12/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof pleased with debt swap results

  • 21/04/2014 | Argentina

    US Supreme Court: Argentina's non-US assets should be off-limits to creditors

    US Supreme Court justices today indicated that creditors should be able to seek limited information about Argentina's non-US assets in a case stemming from long-running litigation over Argentina's obligations to bond investors.

  • 04/02/2015 | Argentina

    YPF secures US$500m in debt emission

  • 30/04/2014 | World

    Fed to take further steps toward cutting bond-buying program

    The US Federal Reserve is expected to cut its bond-buying program by a further $10 billion today, confident that the US economy will pull away from its sharp winter slowdown.

  • 04/09/2014 | World

    ECB will start buying ABS, covered bonds in October, Draghi announces

    The European Central Bank will start buying securitised loans and covered bonds next month to help unblock lending in the euro zone, ECB President Mario Draghi said today.

  • 09/04/2014 | World

    Greece confirms return to markets with 5-year bond

    Greece's finance ministry confirmed today it mandated international banks to issue a benchmark, five-year bond, the country's first long-term debt sale since its international bailout started four years ago.

  • 15/03/2013 | World

    Moody's downgrades Argentina's foreign law bonds

    Moody's Investors Service has today lowered the rating of Argentina's foreign law bonds to Caa1. The downgrade reflects the increased default risk of these bonds deriving from ongoing legal proceedings in US courts, and differentiates this portion of Argentina's debt from the rest, according to a communiqué released today.

  • 08/09/2012 | World

    EU pushes more moves to stem debt crisis

    European Union officials pushed to accelerate moves to stem the bloc's long debt crisis as Italian premier Mario Monti warned that economic suffering was fuelling divisive nationalism on the continent.

  • 30/07/2012 | World

    Italy's 10-year yields ease below 6% at auction

    Italy's benchmark 10-year borrowing costs eased below 6 percent at auction as rising expectations of bolder policy moves to counter the euro zone's debt crisis boosted demand for debt issued by the bloc's most vulnerable members.

  • 30/01/2013 | World

    Fed keeps stimulus in place as economy 'paused'

    The US Federal Reserve today left in place its monthly $85 billion bond-buying stimulus plan, saying economic growth had stalled but indicating the pullback was likely temporary.

  • 08/08/2011 | World

    European Central Bank backs Italy, Spain in bid to halt euro crisis

    The European Central Bank intervened dramatically in bond markets today, backing up a verbal pledge to support Spain and Italy with action in an attempt to avert a financial meltdown in the euro zone.

  • 15/11/2011 | World

    Greece launches bond swap talks with banks

    Greece and private bondholders will begin thrashing out a deal today to halve its public debt, a key pillar of a bailout plan to save the country from bankruptcy and ejection from the euro zone, sources said.

  • 14/12/2011 | World

    Italy 5-year auction yields soar to record 6.47%

    Italy paid a euro era record yield of 6.47% to sell five-year paper at its first auction of longer-term debt after the EU moved towards greater fiscal integration at last week's summit, but failed to convince markets it can solve the debt crisis.

  • 29/12/2011 | World

    Italy’s Monti calls for more firepower

    Italy's Prime Minister Mario Monti called for significantly more firepower for the euro zone's bailout fund after a bond auction did little to ease concerns over how the country would finance public spending in the next few months.

  • 13/02/2012 | World

    Greek bond swap seen wrapped up in March

    Greece's debt restructuring known as private sector involvement (PSI) will be completed in March and the country will hold elections the following month, the government's spokesman said today.

  • 13/03/2012 | World

    Fitch lifts Greece out of default territory after debt swap

    Fitch lifted Greece's credit rating out of default territory, becoming the first major rating agency to take the widely expected move after Athens completed a debt swap that cut its debt by about 100 billion euros.

  • 06/04/2012 | World

    US backs Argentina in fight against vulture funds

    The US government requested a Court of Appeals to reverse the ruling of Judge Thomas Griesa in favour of a vulture fund, which forced Argentina to pay the interest on the debt of bonds exchanges carried out 2005 and 2010, sources said.

  • 19/04/2012 | World

    France, Spain clear bond auction hurdle

    France and Spain sold all the bonds they wanted at auction today, though for Spain the cost was rising yields, indicating growing concerns the government will not be able to tame its deficit.

  • 23/05/2012 | World

    Eurozone tells members to make contingency plans for 'Grexit'

    Euro zone officials have told members of the currency area to prepare contingency plans in case Greece quits the bloc, an eventuality which Germany's central bank said would be testing but "manageable".

  • 07/07/2011 | Latin America

    Brazil to place debt in bonds

    Brazil’s government has announced it will place debt and return to the global market of bonds for the first time since Dilma Roussef was sworn in as president in January. The Treasury announced that the country will reopen its global 2021 bond, denominated in dollars, with an initial emission towards Europe and the US. A second emission could take place in Asian markets.

  • 15/02/2011 | Latin America

    Merval inches down

    The Merval benchmark index dropped 0.5 percent, and stood at 3,490.21 points. Argentina's country-risk climbed 2.6 percent and stood at 558 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI+ index.

  • 19/07/2013 | Economy

    Argentina bonds soar after IMF backing

    Argentina’s bond prices rose sharply yesterday as the International Monetary Fund surprised investors by supporting the country in its decade-long legal battle with holdout creditors.

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