World Cup

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    Eliminating the World Cup

    Bankersball brings us the news that at least one bank has attempted to ban the World Cup. Word on the Street is that many are unhappy about a certain bank’s move to attempt to block World Cup access from TVs. It appears the change came after the said bank was recently named in a prominent […]

    / Jun 22, 2006 at 2:39 PM
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    More World Cup Emerging Market Madness

    The Brazil Bond story got us wondering. Where else is the World Cup wreaking havoc on capital markets? First stop: Malaysia, where stocks fell to three-moth lows yesterday. (And, yes, we included the pic of Miss Malaysia because, uhm, well we kind of forget why.) According to the Business Times, Analysts expect the trend to […]

    / Jun 9, 2006 at 4:06 PM
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    Brazil’s Bond Buyback

    A reader shares his not-quite-business as usual experience in the world of emerging markets debt trading. Not that this is something people outside EM investment world would know, but Brazil a few days ago announced a tender offer for up to $4bio of its outstanding Eurobonds. Holders had to submit their offer prices yesterday afternoon. […]

    / Jun 9, 2006 at 3:02 PM

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