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U.S. judge holds Argentina in contempt over bond payment plan
By Reuters
09/30/2014 11:15:39 AM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)--In a rare move, a U.S. judge held Argentina in contempt on Monday [Sept. 29], saying the country is taking "illegal" steps to evade his orders in a longstanding dispute with hedge funds over defaulted debt.
Argentina says U.S. contempt sanctions over debt would be illegal
By Reuters
09/29/2014 4:25:41 PM ET

NEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES—Argentina said on Monday [Sept. 29] that any sanctions for contempt of court, leveled against it for refusing to pay U.S. hedge funds suing over defaulted debt, would be illegal under international law.
Argentine holdout bond creditors to support Citi's stay request
By Reuters
09/26/2014 3:00:09 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—Creditors suing Argentina over defaulted debt will not object to Citigroup Inc.'s request to put on hold a U.S. court order preventing it from processing an imminent payment issued under Argentina's local laws, a source said Friday [Sept.
Argentina says Germany 'hostile' toward its debt revamp efforts
By Reuters
09/24/2014 3:53:19 PM ET

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)--Germany has a "hostile attitude" toward Argentina's debt restructuring effort, cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich said on Wednesday [Sept. 24] after local newspapers ran an advertisement quoting a German official criticizing Argentine policymaking.
Argentina's Fernandez meets with Soros
By Reuters
09/23/2014 12:31:46 PM ET

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)—Argentine President Cristina Fernandez met on Monday [Sept. 22] with Argentina bondholder and billionaire financier George Soros, who is suing a U.
Argentina's Fernandez to meet billionaire investor Soros in New York
By Reuters
09/22/2014 1:31:27 PM ET

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)--Argentine President Cristina Fernandez on Monday [Sept. 22] will meet bondholder and billionaire financier George Soros, who is suing a U.
Hedge fund exit requests decline in September
By Reuters
09/19/2014 5:37:52 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters)—Investor requests to take out money from hedge funds fell in September, data from SS&C showed on Friday [Sept. 19]. The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator, a snapshot of hedge fund clients giving notice to withdraw cash expressed as a percentage of assets under administration, fell to 3.
U.S. court tosses Argentina, Citigroup appeal in bond case
By Reuters
09/19/2014 2:09:07 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—A U.S. appeals court on Friday [Sept. 19] dismissed an appeal by Citigroup Inc. and Argentina of a judge's order blocking the bank from processing payments on $8.
Growing foreign fund influence a risk for emerging markets: BIS
By Reuters
09/15/2014 12:29:59 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters)—The global fund management industry is a potential source of risk for emerging markets because of its vast size and herd-like investor behavior that can exacerbate asset price fluctuations, a BIS report said on Sunday [Sept. 14].
Investigators turn bankers into informants in forex probe: report
By Reuters
09/15/2014 12:24:36 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—U.S. investigators have turned several bank employees into informants to gather evidence against some of their colleagues in the probe of possible manipulation of currency markets, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Good corporate governance leads to higher stock gains: study
By Reuters
09/15/2014 12:18:09 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters)—Good corporate governance and a focus on environmental and social issues by companies lead to higher share price performance, according to a new study released on Monday [Sept. 15].
Investors boost hedge fund holdings in August: data
By Reuters
09/12/2014 12:02:23 AM ET

LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge fund investors added more cash than they redeemed from the asset class in September, following performance gains during August, new data showed on Thursday [Sept. 11].
Argentina's Congress passes debt restructuring law with eye on next payment
By Reuters
09/11/2014 12:59:42 PM ET

Editor's note: This version of the story has been updated throughout. BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)—Argentina's Congress on Thursday [Sept. 11] passed a new bill designed to enable the government to resume debt payments to bondholders in defiance of a U.
U.S. judge holds off on Citi subpoena in Argentine bond case
By Reuters
09/10/2014 5:26:07 PM ET

NEW YORK (Reuters)—A U.S. judge said on Wednesday [Sept. 10] he would wait for a decision on a pending appeal before ordering Citigroup Inc. to comply with a subpoena seeking details of any threats from Argentina to process payments the court had blocked.
Argentina says U.N. vote vindicates its debt fight against 'vultures'
By Reuters
09/10/2014 2:17:18 PM ET

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)—The Argentine government said Wednesday [Sept. 10] that its refusal to repay a group of U.S. hedge funds that stand to profit on the country's defaulted debt was vindicated by the United Nations' support for a multilateral plan handling bond restructurings.
Retail hedge funds to raise $49 billion in next 12 months: survey
By Reuters
09/08/2014 11:53:57 AM ET

LONDON (Reuters)—Investors are expected to pump $49 billion into funds that mimic hedge fund strategies over the next year, to make so-called "liquid alternatives" the fastest growing part of the asset management industry, according to a new survey. That would mark a 44 percent jump in the amount of money brought in by these funds in the last year, according to the survey of almost 300 hedge fund managers and investors overseeing $6.
Argentina says 'many creditors' want to swap into local law debt
By Reuters
09/05/2014 4:56:45 PM ET

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)—Many investors are interested in swapping global Argentine bonds for paper governed by local law, the government said on Friday [Sept. 5], a day after the Senate approved the proposed debt exchange as a way to circumvent U.
Argentine Senate approves debt swap plan in defiance of U.S. courts
By Reuters
09/04/2014 11:45:24 AM ET

Editor's note: This version of the story has been updated throughout. BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)—Argentina's Senate on Thursday [Sept. 4] passed a bill aimed at circumventing U.
Argentina proposes France as bond payment jurisdiction
By Reuters
09/03/2014 3:23:39 PM ET

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)—Argentina's Senate on Wednesday [Sept. 3] began debating a bill designed to sidestep U.S. court rulings that led to the South American country's July debt default, including an amendment to add France as a jurisdiction for making bond payments.
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.






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