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Tom Arnold

JPMorgan warns of rise in emerging market sovereign distressed debt

09 Dec 2019

LONDON More emerging countries will be hit by debt woes in 2020, curbing the returns for the JPMorgan index of dollar-denominated sovereign bonds, the bank's head of emerging markets research said on Monday.

Burst of social unrest tests emerging market risk models

02 Dec 2019

LONDON A wave of social unrest across developing countries this year has caught many investors off-guard and is challenging models designed to gauge political risk for investors, prompting some to pull money out.

Lack of legal clause poses risk for crisis-hit Lebanon bonds

27 Nov 2019

LONDON/BEIRUT As Lebanon's crisis-hit bonds flash warnings of a sovereign debt distress ahead, any potential restructuring is likely complicated by the absence of widely-used legal clauses barring bondholders from holding up the negotiations in the courts.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares inch up, but trade worries linger

22 Nov 2019

* Trump expected to sign bill backing Hong Kong protesters into law

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares inch up, but trade worries linger

22 Nov 2019

* Trump expected to sign bill backing Hong Kong protesters into law

Equities back in favour for sovereign investors in third quarter

20 Nov 2019

LONDON Sovereign wealth funds regained their appetite for equities in the third quarter, piling into passively managed stocks in the United States and equities in mainland China and elsewhere, according to eVestment data.

Banks and funds lower red flags on supercharged stocks

18 Nov 2019

SINGAPORE/LONDON A raft of major banks and fund managers have upgraded their view on global equities, with emerging-market stocks their top pick to benefit from signs of easing in the Sino-U.S. trade dispute.

In Lebanon, a renowned central bank governor faces attack

15 Nov 2019

LONDON It was 2008 and unlike many countries, Lebanon was sailing through the worst global downturn in 80 years largely unscathed.

In Lebanon, a renowned central bank governor faces attack

15 Nov 2019

LONDON It was 2008 and unlike many countries, Lebanon was sailing through the worst global downturn in 80 years largely unscathed.

In Lebanon, a renowned central bank governor faces attack

15 Nov 2019

* Hit by hardship and high rates, Lebanese vent anger at Salameh

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