Thursday, 22 February 2018

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  • The Sempra Energy building is pictured in San Diego

    Investors pile in for Sempra Energy bond

    Ticker | 09 January 2018

    Sempra Energy launched the first benchmark M&A investment-grade bond of the year on Tuesday, a US$5bn deal to help finance its acquisition of Texas power distributor Oncor.


    Venezuela sovereign bonds jump after group weighs in

    Ticker | 09 January 2018

    Venezuela bond prices were up several points on Tuesday after an industry group urged traders to buy and sell the country’s debt flat - or without accrued interest.

  • Rafael Correa

    Ecuador bonds inch lower on debt probe

    Ticker | 09 January 2018

    Ecuador bonds moved lower Tuesday after news that the country’s comptroller’s office will audit debt issued in the last five years of the administration of former president Rafael Correa.

  • Venezuela

    Group says Venezuela bonds should trade minus interest

    Ticker | 09 January 2018

    Emerging markets trade group EMTA on Monday recommended that Venezuela’s sovereign bonds be traded flat or without accrued interest, the way bonds in default are typically traded.

  • MOVES -Torino founder joins hedge fund

    Ticker | 08 January 2018

    Jorge Piedrahita has joined emerging market hedge fund Macrosynergy Partners as a portfolio manager based in New York.

  • ICE - IntercontinentalExchange

    Bond spreads on six LatAm sovereign hit three-year lows

    Ticker | 08 January 2018

    Average bond spreads on six Latin American sovereigns reached three-year lows last week, according to data provided by ICE Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

  • Nicolas Maduro

    Gramercy thinks now's the time to buy Venezuela

    Top News | 05 January 2018

    After sitting on the sidelines for much of last year, emerging-markets hedge fund Gramercy has been building a position in Venezuela debt after the recent fall in bond prices.

  • Sovereigns kick off busy month

    Emerging Markets | 05 January 2018

    Mexico and Argentina broke the ice in the Latin American primary markets last week when they issued over US$12bn in new supply in the first big benchmark deals of the year.

  • Bucket with the colours of Argentina's national flag

    Argentina launches US$9bn three-part bond

    Ticker | 04 January 2018

    Argentina launched a US$9bn three-part bond sale ahead of expected pricing later on Thursday.

  • An Argentina fan at the 2015 Rugby World Cup

    Argentina announces US dollar three-part bond

    Ticker | 04 January 2018

    Argentina leapt into the bond market on Thursday with what is expected to be a jumbo three-part US dollar trade as it seeks to cover a good portion of its financing needs for 2018.