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Karin Strohecker

Bashir ouster rekindles interest in long-defaulted Sudan loans

12 Apr 2019

LONDON In the hazy world of distressed debt trading, the fall of Sudan's autocratic ruler of 30 years, Omar al-Bashir, has sparked fresh interest among traders and holders of the country's long-defaulted debt.

Bashir ouster rekindles interest in long-defaulted Sudan loans

12 Apr 2019

LONDON In the hazy world of distressed debt trading, the fall of Sudan's autocratic ruler of 30 years, Omar al-Bashir, has sparked fresh interest among traders and holders of the country's long-defaulted debt.

Daily Briefing: ECB ponders options amid euro zone gloom

12 Apr 2019

LONDON As finance chiefs from around the world meet at the International Monetary Fund's regular bash in Washington, the word from the euro zone economy is pretty gloomy.

What if Turkey squeezed the London lira market to death?

10 Apr 2019

LONDON Turkey's authorities have shown over the past month they are capable of squeezing the life out of the $35 billion (27 billion pounds)-a-day London lira market - but the cost of killing it off completely would be high for country itself.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade hopes help world shares gain before U.S. jobs data

05 Apr 2019

LONDON, April 5 Cautious optimism over Sino-U.S. trade talks underpinned global stocks on Friday as benchmark bond yields ground higher and lifted the dollar to a three-week high against the yen ahead of U.S. job data.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade hopes help world shares gain before U.S. jobs data

05 Apr 2019

LONDON, April 5 Cautious optimism over Sino-U.S. trade talks underpinned global stocks on Friday, benchmark bond yields ground higher and the dollar reached a three-week high against the yen before U.S. job data.

Keeping it easy - Emerging central banks keep cutting

04 Apr 2019

LONDON Emerging market central banks interest rate cuts outstripped interest rate hikes for a second straight month in March, taking their cue from major central banks from the U.S. Federal Reserve to the ECB taking a dovish turn.

Aramco treads carefully on Saudi ties as it markets debut bond

04 Apr 2019

LONDON/NEW YORK/DUBAI For Saudi Aramco and its advisers, a debut international debt issue that could raise well over $10 billion presents a key challenge - how to forge an identity as a state-owned major while in the same league as the likes of Exxon Mobil and Shell.

Foreign fund inflows to emerging markets slip to $25.1 bln in March -IIF

01 Apr 2019

LONDON, April 1 Foreign investor flows to emerging market stocks and bonds slowed in March with weaker currencies weighing despite a dovish turn by the U.S. Federal Reserve and easing trade tensions, Institute of International Finance (IIF) data showed.

Emerging market debt sales shrink as window for new issues threatens to shut

29 Mar 2019

LONDON, March 29 Bond sales by emerging market borrowers dipped 15 percent in the first three months of 2019 from the same year-ago period and the outlook for the coming months is clouded by choppy markets, global recession fears and another financial crisis in Turkey.

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