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Vulture funds are circling Argentina, waiting to buy

Argentina is again looking like a ripe target for funds that specialize in wringing value out of distressed assets.

Vulture funds are circling Argentina, waiting to buy

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Mexico central bank slashes growth forecast to lowest since 2009

Worries over its state-owned oil company and global trade tensions will affect Latin America's second-largest economy.

Mexico central bank slashes growth forecast to lowest since 2009

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To shore up peso, Argentina breaks IMF rule

Argentina's IMF deal sets a $250m daily limit on foreign-reserve sales, but on Tuesday, the central bank sold $320m.

To shore up peso, Argentina breaks IMF rule

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Russian ruble takes a hit from US sanctions, hits two-month low

President Trump signs an executive order increasing pressure on countries under sanction for using chemical weapons.

Russian ruble takes a hit from US sanctions, hits two-month low

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Venezuela wants to sell bonds, but who is going to buy them?

$60bn worth of government bonds is up for sale, but demand is low and sanctions are keeping global investors away.

Venezuela wants to sell bonds, but who is going to buy them?

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AMLO cleans house: Mexican finance minister quits via Twitter

Carlos Urzua released a resignation letter citing policy decisions and 'extremism' as reasons for his departure.

AMLO cleans house: Mexican finance minister quits via Twitter

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An impact investing boom is under way

The 'do good' financial-services sector is experiencing growing pains.

An impact investing boom is under way

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'Socially responsible' & impact investing: What's the difference?

Both strategies seek sustainability and profit, but one looks to 'do no harm' while the other aims to 'do good'.

'Socially responsible' & impact investing: What's the difference?

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China's automakers succeed where US companies have failed

United States automakers such as Ford and General Motors have struggled to make inroads in India's market.

China's automakers succeed where US companies have failed

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Global foreign direct investment is down, but not in Africa

New report shows Africa is defying the current slowdown in global foreign direct investment.

Global foreign direct investment is down, but not in Africa

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Slower growth, rising risks are weakening the global economy

World Bank says softer business confidence and trade is challenging the global economy in both the near and long-term.

Slower growth, rising risks are weakening the global economy