Cristina Fernández De Kirchner

Market shock after ‘vulture fund’ win on Argentina debt

Argentina's Central Bank building in Buenos Aires. Photo: Reuters

A US court's decision to back two hedge funds demanding Argentina pay for defaulted bonds has jolted the multitrillion-dollar market for sovereign debt.

Wednesday, 28 August, 2013, 2:31am

Briefs, January 9, 2013

Argentina's Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. Photo: AFP

Second inquest returns same Winehouse ruling

9 Jan 2013 - 4:18am

Argentina's navy chief loses job over seizure of ship in Ghana

The Libertad could be held until the Argentinian government pays up what US-based investment fund NML Capital says it owes. Photo: EPA

Argentina has replaced its navy chief as it investigates the seizure of a frigate in Ghana by bondholders who say they will not release the vessel until the South American country repays money owed to them after its 2002 debt default.

17 Oct 2012 - 4:55am

Who said it?

Aesthetics are very important to me, but I told myself: 'Sweetie, politics before style'

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, on showing off her surgical scar

It's not stable. Tokyo is safe, but Fukushima Daiichi is in really bad shape

Kevin Maher, a former US diplomat in Japan, on the tsunami-hit nuclear plant

27 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

A good week for ...

Anwar Ibrahim

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

A good week for ...

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

30 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Women who make their way to the top

Men still dominate politics but, recently, a number of formidable women have been taking them on

Political establishments around the world have long been dominated by men. With national policies and the rules of political games dictated by men, women are consistently under-represented in the corridors of power.

19 Nov 2007 - 12:00am