Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner announced plans to replace country’s restructured debt with bond issue.  Photograph: Reuters

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Shares in BNP have fallen 17 per cent since it first announced a $1.1 billion provision for the fine in mid-February

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Raymond Bitar: pleaded guilty yesterday to two counts in Manhattan federal court. He was sentenced to time served

A US court yesterday ordered Raymond Bitar, founder of Irish-based Full Tilt Poker, to forfeit $40 million after he pleaded guilty to offences (...)