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Hong Kong activist's newspaper column scrapped amid democracy row
By Reuters
09/02/2014 3:02:29 PM ET

HONG KONG (Reuters)—A well-respected Hong Kong newspaper has axed a weekly column by a political activist and hedge fund manager as the Asian financial center braces for a wave of protests against China's decision to rule out full democracy. Columnist Edward Chin Chi-kin was told by the Chinese-language Hong Kong Economic Journal on Friday [Aug.
Argentina to appeal U.S. judge's order calling bond payment illegal
By Reuters
09/02/2014 12:07:23 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Argentina said on Friday [Aug. 29] it would appeal a U.S. judge's decision declaring a $539 million payment the country deposited with Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
U.S. judge sets hearing in Argentina bond case over Citi subpoena
By Reuters
09/02/2014 11:55:52 AM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—A U.S. judge overseeing litigation by Argentina and creditors who did not participate in the country's past debt restructurings on Friday [Aug.
Argentina says must settle with all holdout investors together
By Reuters
08/27/2014 3:10:10 PM ET

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)—Argentina's government on Wednesday [Aug. 27] ruled out further piecemeal debt negotiations with a small group of U.S. hedge funds and said the country needed to strike a deal with all bondholders who rejected past restructuring agreements as a single group.
BNY Mellon sucked into center of Argentine debt storm
By Reuters
08/26/2014 3:50:14 PM ET

Editor's note: This version of the story has been updated throughout. BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)—Bank of New York Mellon found itself front and center of Argentina's debt battle on Tuesday [Aug.
CME says trading halt linked to software reconfigurations
By Reuters
08/25/2014 3:53:37 PM ET

CHICAGO (Reuters)—CME Group Inc., the world's largest futures exchange operator, said it halted trading on its electronic platform for four hours on Monday [Aug.
U.S. judge calls Argentina debt swap plan 'illegal'
By Reuters
08/22/2014 10:53:53 AM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa on Thursday [Aug. 21] called Argentina's proposed debt restructuring plan "illegal" but stopped short of holding the country in contempt, saying that would not help resolve the dispute that led to the nation's second default in a dozen years.
NML Capital calls on U.S. court to hold Argentina in contempt
By Reuters
08/21/2014 1:54:23 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—A U.S. investment fund pressing for full repayment on Argentine debt is urging a U.S. judge to consider declaring Argentina in contempt after Buenos Aires announced plans to skirt court rulings that pushed it into default.
Hedge fund exit requests rise in August
By Reuters
08/20/2014 5:37:09 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters)—Investor requests to pull out money from hedge funds rose in August, according to data released on Wednesday [Aug. 20], an increase typically seen at this time of year.
Argentina bonds, peso reel on country's debt swap plan
By Reuters
08/20/2014 5:21:52 PM ET

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)—Argentina's new plan to skirt U.S. courts and resume payment on defaulted bonds aims to protect creditors who participated in two debt restructurings, the economy minister said on Wednesday [Aug.
Argentina aims to skirt U.S. court, bring debt under national law
By Reuters
08/20/2014 11:59:41 AM ET

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)—President Cristina Fernandez on Tuesday [Aug. 19] unveiled legislation that seeks to push bondholders to swap defaulted debt for new notes governed by Argentine law, a move aimed at skirting a U.
Argentina debt talks collapsed over price, guarantees
By Reuters
08/14/2014 4:14:22 PM ET

NEW YORK (IFR)—Argentine debt talks collapsed due to disagreements over the price of its bonds and the absence of a government guarantee to honor payments on them, sources close to the discussions said. International banks had appeared to be nearing agreement to buy Argentina paper from holdout creditors who have refused to accept a debt restructuring deal with the sovereign.
Argentina calls hedge funds in debt case an 'international mafia'
By Reuters
08/14/2014 11:18:57 AM ET

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)—The hedge funds suing Argentina over its 2002 debt default are an "international mafia" out to wreck the country's finances, the government said on Thursday [Aug. 14], pumping up the rhetoric in a battle that is squeezing the struggling Argentine economy.
Aurelius sees no realistic private solution in Argentine dispute
By Reuters
08/13/2014 5:44:13 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Argentine holdout creditor Aurelius Capital Ltd. said on Wednesday [Aug. 13] that talks with many financial institutions about finding a private settlement solution to the sovereign debt dispute had garnered no realistic proposals.
Argentina slams U.S. judge in debt case, defies contempt threat
By Reuters
08/13/2014 1:24:23 PM ET

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)—Argentina came out swinging on Wednesday [Aug. 13] against the U.S. judge overseeing its debt default case, defying a threatened contempt order and dashing market hopes it might soon restart talks with the hedge funds suing the country.
Argentine debt mediator expects more meetings ahead
By Reuters
08/13/2014 10:29:09 AM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Daniel Pollack, the court-appointed mediator in the debt dispute between Argentina and holdout creditors, who has come under fire from the Argentine government for his handling of the talks, expects to hold more meetings with both sides. U.
Data show investors raise hedge fund bets in August
By Reuters
08/12/2014 4:23:42 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters)—Investor interest in hedge funds rose in August as they added more cash than they redeemed, even as performance dipped during July, data showed on Tuesday [Aug. 12].
International banks struggling to cut Argentina debt deal
By Reuters
08/12/2014 3:53:57 PM ET

NEW YORK (IFR/Reuters)—International banks are struggling to reach a deal to buy a chunk of Argentine sovereign debt held by New York hedge funds suing the country, sources close to the negotiations said on Tuesday [Aug. 12].
BlackRock launches multi-manager alternatives fund for retail investors
By Reuters
08/12/2014 2:46:22 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—BlackRock Inc., which has been heavily promoting alternative investments to retail investors, intensified that effort on Tuesday [Aug.
Funds ready to pay towards reform of FX-fixing system
By Reuters
08/08/2014 4:51:24 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters)—Asset managers will agree to pay more for currency "fixing" services when they respond later this month to proposals by global regulators for reforms of foreign exchange benchmarks, industry sources said on Friday [Aug. 8].






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