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Time to negotiate: Lebanon officially defaults on its Eurobonds

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Just over a week ago, Lebanon announced it would default on $1.2 billion of Eurobonds. Now, after a ......

Lebanon hopes debt talks could be wrapped up within 9 months: Official

Sunday, 08 March 2020

Negotiations to restructure Lebanon’s foreign currency debt should not last more than nine ......

Omani govt working on reducing debt: Sultan Haitham

Sunday, 23 February 2020

Oman’s Sultan Haitham bin Tariq al-Said said on Sunday the government will work on reducing ......

Lebanon to invite eight firms to bid to be financial adviser: Source

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Lebanon will invite eight firms to bid to be its financial adviser as it studies all options on its ......

Saudi Arabia kicks off three-part dollar bond offering

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Saudi Arabia started the sale of a three-part dollar bond as the Kingdom seeks to take advantage of ......

Puerto Rico proposes plan to reduce debt by 65 percent

Saturday, 28 September 2019

A federal board with oversight over Puerto Rico’s finances proposed a restructuring plan ......

Dollar remains at two-month highs as market awaits US growth data

Friday, 26 July 2019

The dollar held near two-month highs on Friday and looked set for a second straight weekly gain, as ......

IMF slashes Oman’s 2019 economic growth forecast to 0.3 percent

Thursday, 04 July 2019

The International Monetary Fund has cut Oman’s 2019 economic growth forecast to 0.3 percent ......

Lebanon central bank supports effort to cut debt servicing, no agreement yet

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Lebanon’s central bank governor backs government efforts to cut public debt servicing costs in ......

Italy braces for three billion-euro Brussels fine

Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said Tuesday he expected Brussels to slap Rome ......

Saudi Arabia reduces fees, trading commissions for local bond market

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Saudi Arabia’s Capital Market Authority (CMA), the country’s bourse and its Debt ......

India’s Jet Airways flying just seven planes amid investor talks

Monday, 15 April 2019

India’s ailing Jet Airways has drastically reduced operations amid talks with investors to ......

Egypt to slash fuel subsidies as it nears end of IMF program

Saturday, 06 April 2019

Egypt will remove subsidies on most energy products by June 15, it told the International Monetary ......

BRI debt-trap and elections in Maldives

Monday, 24 September 2018

Chitrapu Uday Bhaskar, a retired Commodore who served in the Indian Navy, is one of India's leading experts and outspoken critics on security and strategic affairs. Commodore Bhaskar is currently the Director of the Society for Policy Studies (SPS), an independent think-tank based in New Delhi, India. He has the rare distinction of being the head of three think tanks during his career - the earlier two being the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) and the National Maritime Foundation (NMF). He is a columnist, editor, and contributor of numerous research-articles on nuclear and international security issues to reputed journals in India and abroad. Bhaskar has an abiding interest in the visual arts, film and theater. He tweets. @theUdayB.

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Is China making Pakistan a client-state with ‘debt-book diplomacy’?

Friday, 03 August 2018

Azeem Ibrahim is Senior Fellow at the Centre for Global Policy and Adj Research Professor at the Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College. He completed his PhD from the University of Cambridge and served as an International Security Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and a World Fellow at Yale. Over the years he has met and advised numerous world leaders on policy development and was ranked as a Top 100 Global Thinker by the European Social Think Tank in 2010 and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He tweets @AzeemIbrahim

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