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China Politics

China’s new Silk Road or debt-trap diplomacy?

Italy’s decision to join China’s new Silk Road project last month has heightened Western nations’ concerns over Chinese expansionism.

Finance Sub-Saharan Africa

Mozambique on course for default

After the revelation of hidden debts, the IMF has suspended its emergency aid to Mozambique, and the country is now on course for defaulting on its national debt.

Finance International

More emerging economies enter bond markets

Countries across Africa and Latin America have expressed a desire to begin or expand the sale of government bonds. Markets seem willing to take them up on their offer. Interest in the

Economics Latin America

Argentina’s default raises more questions than answers

Of all the defaults through Argentina’s history, the one on august 3rd 2014 is the strangest to date. Moreover, its implications could spill over to the rest of global markets. In