2012

Global Salon

WINDOWS OF OPPORTUNITY   By Matt Greco   Global Finance sat down with Martin Fridson, high-yield market specialist and global credit strategist at BNP Paribas Asset Management, in early December to get his take on US and global debt markets ...

2011

Madeira Debts Add To Portuguese Concerns

MILESTONES: PORTUGAL   By Matt Greco   With the government of Portugal announcing one austerity measure after another to meet IMF-imposed budgetary guidelines and as the rating agencies hack away at the credit-worthiness of the country’s financial institutions, new revelations ...

Strong Investor Interest In Irish Bonds

MILESTONES: IRELAND   By Matt Greco   In Ireland each day’s financial developments seem to bring either a positive surprise or a mild disappointment.   Irish four- and eight-year bond sales in September generated the greatest one-day increase in price ...

FX: Concerns Linger After Currency War

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: FOREIGN EXCHANGE   By Matt Greco   Things may not look quite as bleak as they did a couple of months ago when there was talk—however irresponsible—of currency wars as trade war by other means, but international ...