A woman walks past a poster with pictures of Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and US  District Court for the Southern District of New York Judge Thomas Griesa, depicted as Uncle Sam, near the Argentine Congress in Buenos Aires. Photograph: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters

In a rare move, a US judge held Argentina in contempt, saying the country is taking “illegal” steps to evade his orders in a longstanding dispute with(...)

Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner: accused printing group RR Donnelley  of collaborating with bondholders. Photograph: Jorge Adorno/Reuters

Argentina’s government is seeking to prosecute a US company under anti-terrorist legislation for shutting down its local operation in the latest twist(...)

Paul Singer, billionaire founder and president of Elliott Management.   Photograph: Jacob Kepler/Bloomberg

The hedge fund firm of billionaire Paul E Singer has about 300 employees, yet it has managed to force Argentina, a nation of 41 million people, into a(...)

A woman walks past a graffiti that reads “No to the debt payment” in Buenos Aires. Photograph: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters

Argentina looks set to default on its debts for a second time in less than 13 years as efforts to end an impasse with creditors suing the country b(...)

Carmine Boccuzzi (centre), a lawyer representing Argentina from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, leaves Manhattan federal court in New York. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Argentina has threatened to default on its debt when the government called it “impossible” to pay bond service due on June 30th, citing a US court de(...)

The Co-Operative Bank said its restructuring will be the first successful consensual creditor bank bail-in in the UK, without taxpayer support. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Co-Operative Group, the 150- year-old British mutual, will cut a “significant” number of jobs at its banking unit as it cedes control of the division (...)