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Argentina wants deal with all holdout investors together

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BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's government on Wednesday ruled out further piecemeal debt talks with a small group of U.S. hedge funds and said the country needed to strike a deal with all bondholders which have rejected past restructuring agreements as a single group.

BNY Mellon sucked into center of Argentine debt storm

BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK - Bank of New York Mellon found itself front and center of Argentina's debt battle on Tuesday after the South American country stripped its authorization to operate there and bondholders seeking payment filed a lawsuit against the U.S. bank.

Money 26 Aug 2014

Argentina slams U.S. judge as 'imperialist,' peso halts rout

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina on Friday accused the U.S. judge who called the country's new debt restructuring plan illegal of making "imperialist" comments against the South American nation.

22 Aug 2014

Hurdles obstruct Argentina's path to restructuring debt

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's proposed debt restructuring plan, designed to sidestep U.S. court rulings that led to the country's default in July, faces massive legal and logistical hurdles that mean it may never get off the ground, lawyers said.

22 Aug 2014

WTO rules against Argentina in import restrictions case

GENEVA/WASHINGTON - A World Trade Organization dispute panel ruled against Argentina on Friday in a 2012 case brought by the United States, European Union and Japan against the South American country's licensing rules used to restrict imports.

Japan, 22 Aug 2014

Argentina bonds, peso reel on country's debt swap plan

BUENOS AIRES - 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 as the local peso currency weakened to a new historic low.

20 Aug 2014

Argentina says proposed debt swap aims to protect investors

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's plan for making payments on its sovereign bonds via a local bank aims to protect the vast majority of creditors who participated in two debt restructurings, Cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich said on Wednesday.

20 Aug 2014

Citi tells court its Argentina banking license at risk

NEW YORK - Citigroup has told the U.S. appeals court overseeing the dispute between Argentina and hedge funds refusing to accept terms of the country's debt restructuring that its Argentine banking license may be at risk as a result of the standoff.

19 Aug 2014

Argentina's Fernandez calls holdouts greedy, bent on thwarting deal

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez took to Facebook on Saturday to rail against her country's holdout creditors, calling them greedy and bent on thwarting a solution in order to keep Argentina mired in debt.

Facebook 16 Aug 2014

Argentina dubs holdouts an 'international mafia' as deal hopes fade

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina branded the hedge funds suing the country over their debt holdings an "international mafia" on Thursday after talks to bring a swift end to its latest default collapsed and sent Argentine bond prices tumbling.

14 Aug 2014
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Ukraine accuses Russia of "undisguised aggression" as rebels advance

KIEV/MOSCOW - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of "direct and undisguised aggression" which he said had radically changed the battlefield balance as Kiev's forces suffered a further reverse in their war with pro-Moscow separatists. | Video