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Irish pension funds are slowing the pace at which they build up allocations to low yielding euro zone government bonds.

It has been described as “the biggest bond bubble ever” and it is on course to decimate investors around the world, if some market commentators are to(...)

Elliot Management’s move is post-M&A arbitrage, or “bumpitrage”, where funds agitate for a rise in bid prices. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg via Getty Images

US activist fund Elliot Management has increased its stake in Poundland to about 17.5 per cent within days of the discount chain agreeing to be bought(...)

A bronze of a bull fighting with a bear is displayed at the Museum of American Finance on Wall St in New York City. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Some of the world’s most prominent investors are making increasingly bearish noises regarding the health of global financial markets. Could another fi(...)

Mossack Fonseca’s office in Panama: Files show client roster that includes drug dealers, Mafia members, corrupt politicians and tax evaders - and wrongdoing galore

Mossack Fonseca & Co. had a problem in Vegas. Legal papers filed in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas claimed that the Panama-based law firm had(...)

Daniel  Pollack, special master presiding over the settlement negotiations between Argentina and its bondholders, speaks during a press conference in New York.  Photograph:  AFP / Kena Betancurkena

Argentina and its main holdout creditors on Monday reached a $4.653 billion agreement in principle to settle a sovereign debt default dispute that has(...)

Gerry Charlton: made his name in the early 1960s in one of the most sensational trials in Irish legal history, that of Dr Paul Singer and his colleagues Desmond and Diana Shanahan of the Shanahan Stamp Auctioneering firm.

Gerard (Gerry) Charlton, who has died aged 81, was one of the most respected litigation solicitors in Ireland for more than 50 years. He made his n(...)

An Enoc petrol station in Dubai: the company says it plans to delist Dragon Oil. Photograph: Ali Haider/EPA

Emirates National Oil Co (Enoc) has increased its offer to buy Irish-listed explorer Dragon Oil to 800 pence a share, valuing the business at £4 billi(...)

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

Argentina today accused the US judge who called the country’s new debt restructuring plan illegal of making “imperialist” comments against the South A(...)

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(...)

Argentina’s default

When Argentina defaulted on its debt last month, it was the eighth time in its history – averaging every 25 years since independence. Its latest diffi(...)

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