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Karin Strohecker

UPDATE 2-Zambia adjourns creditor meetings to defer Eurobond payments

20 Oct 2020

LONDON, Oct 20 Zambia's government said on Tuesday it had adjourned meetings with creditors on a proposal to defer payments on its Eurobonds to Nov. 13 due to a lack of quorum, pushing the copper producer further towards a protracted debt overhaul.

Analysis: After America First, some investors bet on a Biden boost abroad

20 Oct 2020

After four years of America First, some money managers outside the United States looking for big post-election investment winners are quietly confident it is the turn of the rest of the world to shine.

Absturz der Lira bringt Türkei in Bedrängnis

12 Oct 2020

London Die türkische Lira fällt ungebremst und steuert zum Dollar auf die Marke von acht Lira zu.

RPT-GRAPHIC-EM central bank easing runs out of steam after 20 months of cuts

02 Oct 2020

LONDON, Oct 1 Central banks in developing countries have cut rates for 20 straight months, exceeding the easing cycles sparked by the 2008 financial crisis and in the wake of the 2010 euro crisis, though the pace of reductions continued to slow in September.

EM central bank easing runs out of steam after 20 months of cuts

01 Oct 2020

LONDON Central banks in developing countries have cut rates for 20 straight months, exceeding the easing cycles sparked by the 2008 financial crisis and in the wake of the 2010 euro crisis, though the pace of reductions continued to slow in September.

EBRD predicts deeper 2020 contraction, weaker 2021 bounce for its region

01 Oct 2020

LONDON The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) forecast a deeper economic contraction and softer recovery in 2021 for its region on Thursday, saying the fallout from the coronavirus had been longer lasting than expected.

Turkish rate hike needs follow through for real game change

25 Sep 2020

LONDON Turkish policymakers are no strangers to unexpected action when in a tight corner, but analysts said Thursday's surprise interest rate hike could herald a change of tack on monetary policy.

Angola negotiates $6.2 billion debt relief from creditors: IMF

21 Sep 2020

LONDON/JOHANNESBURG Angola will receive $6.2 billion in debt relief over the next three years thanks to agreements lined up with three of its major creditors, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a report released on Monday.

Emissions-linked Suzano bond seen spurring more EM firms to market

11 Sep 2020

LONDON Brazilian pulp and paper producer Suzano's recent oversubscribed $750 million carbon emissions-linked bond - the first of its kind for an emerging market firm - will likely spur others to tap strong demand from environmentally focused investors, analysts said.

Emissions-linked Suzano bond seen spurring more EM firms to market

11 Sep 2020

LONDON, Sept 11 Brazilian pulp and paper producer Suzano's recent oversubscribed $750 million carbon emissions-linked bond - the first of its kind for an emerging market firm - will likely spur others to tap strong demand from environmentally focused investors, analysts said.

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