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Argentina returns to credit markets after 15 years
Argentina returns to credit markets after 15 years

Argentina returned to international financial markets , receiving offers for its sovereign bonds ahead of its first debt sale in 15 years.

Argentina returns to credit markets after 15 years
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'Bad bank' deal could be option for several countries: EU banking resolution chief

A state-backed "bad bank" that would take over non-performing loans from a country's banks could also be an option for other countries.

'Bad bank' deal could be option for several countries: EU banking resolution chief
EU seals bad loans accord with Italy
EU seals bad loans accord with Italy

Italy and the European Union on Tuesday reached agreement on creating a guarantee vehicle to help Italian banks sell bad loans.

EU seals bad loans accord with Italy
Moscovici confident of 'compromise' with Greece on remaining reforms
Moscovici confident of 'compromise' with Greece on remaining reforms

The EU's economic affairs commissioner, Pierre Moscovici, voiced confidence that Greece would reach a "compromise" with its creditors by the end of the week on remaining reforms demanded under its third bailout.

Moscovici confident of 'compromise' with Greece on remaining reforms
Energy Minister Alexander Novak. ©RIA  Novosti
Russia to open $5 bn Iran credit line: Tehran

Russia plans to open a $5 billion credit line for Iran to help finance infrastructure projects in the country, officials from both countries said during a visit by Moscow's energy minister.

Russia to open $5 bn Iran credit line: Tehran
S&P upgrades Ukraine from 'selective default'
S&P upgrades Ukraine from 'selective default'

Standard and Poor's upgraded Ukraine's credit rating from "selective default" thanks to the cash-strapped former Soviet country's ability to strike a major debt write-restructuring deal.

S&P upgrades Ukraine from 'selective default'
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Moody's downgrades France rating citing slow growth

Moody's cut France's sovereign debt rating one notch to Aa2, saying the country will struggle with slow growth and a high debt burden for the next five years.

Moody's downgrades France rating citing slow growth
IMF chief says 'extremely encouraged' by Ukraine reforms
IMF chief says 'extremely encouraged' by Ukraine reforms

IMF chief Christine Lagarde heaped praise on Ukraine's reform efforts in a visit to Kiev following a deal to restructure the country's debt burden.

IMF chief says 'extremely encouraged' by Ukraine reforms
Greece vote set for Sept 20 as Syriza takes poll lead
Greece vote set for Sept 20 as Syriza takes poll lead

Greece geared up for a snap election next month, with an opinion poll showing the leftist party Syriza ahead despite a wave of defections over the country's massive new bailout.

Greece vote set for Sept 20 as Syriza takes poll lead
Greece rebels form new party ahead of snap polls
Greece rebels form new party ahead of snap polls

Rebels from Greece's Syriza party on Friday formed a breakaway parliamentary group after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned.

Greece rebels form new party ahead of snap polls
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Kazakhstan listed in Top 10 World's Riskiest Sovereign Debt?

Kazakhstan has been put on the map of the world's riskiest sovereign debt by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Really?

Kazakhstan listed in Top 10 World's Riskiest Sovereign Debt?
Spanish parliament approves new Greece bailout
Spanish parliament approves new Greece bailout

Spanish lawmakers overwhelming approved Greece's third bailout package following a debate in parliament which the ruling party used to defend its economic record.

Spanish parliament approves new Greece bailout
Tsipras tells US Treasury Secretary deal must 'respect' Greeks
Tsipras tells US Treasury Secretary deal must 'respect' Greeks

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew his country wanted the eurozone to provide a bailout, but one that "respects the Greek people".

Tsipras tells US Treasury Secretary deal must 'respect' Greeks
IMF, EU pour cold water on Greek debt deal hopes
IMF, EU pour cold water on Greek debt deal hopes

Greece's creditors piled pressure on cash-strapped Athens as the IMF pulled its team out of talks and the EU warned Athens to stop gambling with the possibility of default.

IMF, EU pour cold water on Greek debt deal hopes
European Commissioner for economics, taxation and customs Pierre Moscovic. © Reuters
EU's Moscovici believes 'more than ever' in Greek debt deal

The EU's Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said he believed "more than ever" that a debt deal was possible between Greece and its creditors.

EU's Moscovici believes 'more than ever' in Greek debt deal
Spain confident of Greek debt deal 'within coming days'
Spain confident of Greek debt deal 'within coming days'

Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said he expects Greece will reach an agreement with its bailout creditors in the "coming days".

Spain confident of Greek debt deal 'within coming days'
IMF says Greece may need debt relief
IMF says Greece may need debt relief

The International Monetary Fund said that Greece may need debt relief but rejected news reports that it had pushed for it at a eurozone meeting last month.

IMF says Greece may need debt relief
Greece to make April IMF payment, but uncertainty reigns
Greece to make April IMF payment, but uncertainty reigns

Greece is due to make its 459 million euro ($495 million) April loan payment to the IMF following days of uncertainty.

Greece to make April IMF payment, but uncertainty reigns
Greece agrees to repay IMF debt by April 9: Lagarde
Greece agrees to repay IMF debt by April 9: Lagarde

Greece has agreed to repay its debt to the International Monetary Fund by April 9, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said after a meeting with Greek Finance Minister.

Greece agrees to repay IMF debt by April 9: Lagarde
Greece wants to fix debt problem with EU, not other powers
Greece wants to fix debt problem with EU, not other powers

Greece's foreign minister said his left-wing government wants to resolve the nation's debt squeeze with Europe.

Greece wants to fix debt problem with EU, not other powers