Out today: Irish trade balance figures for August
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TODAY Results: Kuehne + Nagel; Omnicom. Meetings: RIAI annual conference (RDS, Dublin). Indicators: Irish trade balance (Aug); Chinese trade balance ((...)

The headquarters building of Janus Capital Group  in Denver, Colorado. Bill Gross announced last week that he left Pacific Investment Management Co. (Pimco), the bond giant he helped found 43 years ago to join Janus Capital Group Inc. Photograph: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg

Investors yanked a record $446.5 million from an exchange-traded fund managed by Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO) co-founder Bill Gross after(...)

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(...)

Members of Argentina’s chamber of deputies begin a debate over a bill to locally pay the bondholders who can not collect in the United States due a judge in New York on behalf of investment funds that are suing the South American country. Photograph: Fernando Sturla/EPA

Argentina’s Congress gave final approval today to a law proposing to restructure the country’s debt to skirt a US court ruling that forced it into its(...)

The pound slid the most in 14 months this morning ahead of the referendum on Scottish independence which will take place on September 18th, when Scotland will vote whether or not to end the 307-year-old union with the rest of the United Kingdom. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

The pound slid the most in 14 months and UK stocks and bonds dropped after a poll showed a majority of voters in favor of Scottish independence. The B(...)

Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (front) inspects a guard of honour after arriving at Silvio Pettirossi airport in Luque near Asuncion. Photograph:Jorge Adorno/Reuters

Argentina came out swinging today against the US judge overseeing its debt default case, in defiance of a threatened contempt order, and disappointed (...)

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. Photo: Reuters

Is Argentina out of money? No. So if Argentina has enough money to stay current on its government bonds, why is it on the verge of defaulti(...)

A US judge has ordered Argentina and investors who did not participate in the country’s past debt restructurings to meet “continuously” with a court-appointed mediator until a settlement is reached. Photo: Bloomberg

A US judge has ordered Argentina and investors who did not participate in the country’s past debt restructurings to meet “continuously” with a court-(...)

Irish Life’s purchase of 2 Grand Canal Square will be seen as a landmark deal at a time when rents seem set to rise significantly.

Fears that the commercial property investment market is overheating have emerged following the sale of an office block in the south Dublin dockland(...)