Debt and bond markets

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro addresses Constitutional Assembly members during a special session at the National Assembly building in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. Behind is the president of the new constitutional assembly, Delcy Rodriguez. The new constitutional assembly has declared itself as the superior body to all other governmental institutions, including the opposition-controlled congress. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
August 10, 2017 - 9:52 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro said Thursday he wants a meeting with President Donald Trump — the same man he ridicules as a crass imperial magnate and blasts for U.S. sanctions against officials in his socialist administration. In a lengthy address to the 545 members of...
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro addresses Constitutional Assembly members during a special session at the National Assembly building in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. Behind is the president of the new constitutional assembly, Delcy Rodriguez. The new constitutional assembly has declared itself as the superior body to all other governmental institutions, including the opposition-controlled congress. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
August 10, 2017 - 9:21 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro said Thursday he wants a meeting with President Donald Trump — the same man he ridicules as a crass imperial magnate and blasts for U.S. sanctions against officials in his socialist administration. In a lengthy address to the 545 members of...
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August 10, 2017 - 6:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Credit Suisse has banned the trading and use of Venezuelan bonds, as the political and financial crisis in the South American country escalates. The bank will no longer trade, nor accept as collateral, two specific types of Venezuelan securities as well as any bonds the country...
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August 10, 2017 - 6:07 pm
Credit Suisse is banning the trading and use of Venezuelan bonds, as the political crisis in the South American country escalates. The bank will not trade, nor accept as collateral, two specific types of Venezuelan securities as well as any bonds the country issued from June 1 going forward,...
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FILE - This is a Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 file photo of People as they walk past one of the headquarters buildings showing the logo of the Royal Bank of Scotland in London. Royal Bank of Scotland said wednesday july 12, 2017 that it has reached a $5.5 billion settlement in the United States over mortgage-backed securities issued before the financial crisis. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant/File)
July 12, 2017 - 3:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — Royal Bank of Scotland said Wednesday it has reached a $5.5 billion settlement in the United States over the mis-selling of mortgage-backed securities before the financial crisis — a key milestone in the institution's efforts to put its past sins behind it. The deal with the Federal...
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German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, left, speaks with from right, European Commissioner for Economy Pierre Moscovici, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, and French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire during a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers at the European Council building in Luxembourg on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Eurogroup finance ministers met on Thursday to review the bailout program for Greece. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
June 16, 2017 - 2:25 am
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Greece avoided another potential brush with bankruptcy after striking a deal with European creditors to tide it over for the rest of the year and gained assurances that its repayment burden will be eased when it finally can stand on its own after nearly a decade on financial life...
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German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, left, speaks with from right, European Commissioner for Economy Pierre Moscovici, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, and French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire during a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers at the European Council building in Luxembourg on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Eurogroup finance ministers met on Thursday to review the bailout program for Greece. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
June 15, 2017 - 6:42 pm
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Greece avoided another potential brush with bankruptcy after striking a deal Thursday with European creditors to tide it over for the rest of the year and gained assurances that its repayment burden will be eased when it finally can stand on its own after nearly a decade on...
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Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, center, speaks with Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan during a meeting at the office of the European Stability Mechanism in Luxembourg on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Eurogroup finance ministers meet later on Thursday to review the bailout program for Greece. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
June 15, 2017 - 8:38 am
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Greece appears poised Thursday to get the approval for more rescue money from its peers in the 19-country eurozone, as well as the broad outlines of the debt relief it could get when its bailout program ends next year. Given that the Greek government has delivered on a wide array...
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May 31, 2017 - 12:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is cutting back its ties with Wells Fargo, making it the latest major city or state government to suspend its business relationship with the bank following its sales practices scandal. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Comptroller Scott Stringer said Wednesday they will vote as...
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Demonstrators get ready to confront security forces during anti-government protests in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Protests against Maduro's government have left dozens dead in the last two months. The opposition wants immediate presidential elections and the liberation of political prisoners.(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
May 30, 2017 - 9:42 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela opposition leaders are decrying Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s purchase of bonds from the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro, who has been targeted by almost two months of protests. The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that the bank has bought $2.8...
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