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(Reuters) - France laid down the gauntlet to EU partners on Wednesday with a 2015 budget setting out how it would bring its borrowing back to within EU limits two years later than promised, a retreat it blamed on a fragile economy.
Barcode printer maker Zebra Technologies Corp wrapped up the financing for its acquisition of the Motorola Solutions enterprise business on Tuesday, downsizing the bond portion in favour of a bigger-than-expected term loan.
Argentina is slated to officially exit a closely watched emerging markets credit-default-swap index on October 6, as part of a change that will also reduce the index’s exposure to Venezuela and increase the weight of investment-grade sovereigns.
(Reuters) - Argentina deposited a US$161m bond interest payment with a newly appointed local trustee on Tuesday, the Economy Ministry said, defying a US judge who held it in contempt a day earlier for taking illegal steps to meet its debt obligations.
IFR editor-at-large Keith Mullin analyses departures of the chairmen at RBS, Barclays and BNP Paribas.
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Anthony Peters on French fiscal history and why he might be buying Spanish debt instead.
IFR’s Fixed Income Editor Philip Wright tracks the market impact of the Bond King’s departure.
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