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  1. August 21, 2014

    Argentina: a Lilliputian market

    Whenever President Cristina Fernández goes on television to tell the nation of another plan to get Argentina’s restructured...

  2. July 31, 2014

    Hedge funds bet on Argentine recovery by piling into stocks

    Some of the world’s largest hedge funds have been snapping up Argentine stocks, betting on an economic recovery in the...

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  1. July 24, 2014

    Repsol looks to Canada as earnings double

    Repsol, the Spanish energy group, on Thursday released forecast-beating results for the second quarter, with net earnings...

  2. beyondbrics

    June 16, 2014

    Argentina's bond drama: pathway to peace or a new Falklands?

    News on Monday that the US Supreme Court would not, after all, hear an appeal by Argentina against a lower court ruling...

  3. June 3, 2014

    Pemex sells bulk of Repsol holding

    Pemex, the Mexican state oil company, has sold most of its holding in Repsol, the Spanish energy group, in a move that draws...

  4. May 7, 2014

    Repsol’s $1.26bn YPF stake sale ends Argentine entanglement

    Repsol has drawn a final line under the Spanish energy group’s ill-fated entanglement in Argentina, with the sale of its...

  5. beyondbrics

    March 5, 2014

    YPF looking for partners to boost output after Repsol exit

    Miguel Galuccio has three principal objectives for 2014: “to produce, produce and produce.” To help achieve that aim,...

  6. February 26, 2014

    Repsol draws line under Argentina dispute

    Resolution of Repsol-YPF conflict After two years of political drama, legal battles, boardroom intrigue and secret...

  7. February 25, 2014

    Repsol accepts $5bn Argentina settlement

    The board of Repsol has accepted a $5bn compensation offer from the government of Argentina, bringing to an end two years of...

  8. February 23, 2014

    Repsol to vote on $5bn Argentina settlement

    The board of Repsol will on Tuesday vote on a final $5bn compensation package that is designed to end a bitter two-year...

  9. February 19, 2014

    Repsol poised to sign $5bn compensation deal with Argentina

    Repsol and Argentina are poised to sign a $5bn compensation deal that will draw a line under a bitter legal dispute that has...

  10. beyondbrics

    January 24, 2014

    Repsol: close to YPF bond deal - and then?

    As Argentina’s economy enters crisis mode with the peso crumbling, nobody is watching more closely than the management of...

  11. beyondbrics

    December 10, 2013

    Argentina & the IMF - friends again, one day?

    There are two ways to read the IMF’s call on Monday night for Argentina to sort out its dodgy inflation and economic...

  12. beyondbrics

    December 4, 2013

    Argentina'​s tourist tax

    When the oppressive heat in Buenos Aires becomes just too much to bear at the height of the austral summer, those who can...

  13. beyondbrics

    December 1, 2013

    The Weekender, November 30

    The week in emerging markets, including our most read, five things we have learned and some long reads for the weekend. Plus...

  14. FT Data

    November 29, 2013

    Commodities, conflict and price booms

    News this week that Repsol looks increasingly likely to accept a settlement from Argentina’s government over the forced...

  15. November 27, 2013

    Repsol’s big shareholders call the shots in YPF settlement

    There have been covert meetings between international financiers and presidents, armed guards arriving at offices and...

  16. November 27, 2013

    Timeline: Repsol

    Repsol board’s likely acceptance of a $5bn compensation offer from the Argentinian government over the seizure of its...

  17. November 27, 2013

    Repsol: settle down

    Repsol has been made an offer it cannot refuse. Argentina has put a $5bn settlement on the table in their dispute over YPF....

  18. November 26, 2013

    Repsol likely to accept Argentina’s $5bn YPF compensation offer

    The board of Repsol is poised to accept an offer of $5bn compensation from the Argentine government for the nationalisation...

  19. beyondbrics

    November 26, 2013

    Repsol/YPF: more Argentine "financial normalisation"?

    As the saying goes, it is not over until it’s over. Nonetheless, last night’s putative agreement between Spain, Argentina...

  20. FT Alphaville

    November 26, 2013

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Equities across the Asia-Pacific region drifted on Tuesday after US markets retreated from the record-highs reached...

  21. November 25, 2013

    Argentina nears deal with Spanish group Repsol over YPF seizure

    Argentina is close to striking a deal with Spanish oil group Repsol to compensate the company for the nationalisation of its...

  22. beyondbrics

    November 19, 2013

    Pemex and Repsol: what’s going on?

    Pemex, Mexico’s state oil company, has strenuously denied a report in Spain’s ABC newspaper which had said it was looking to...

  23. November 19, 2013

    Cristina Fernández demonstrates rude health with bold reshuffle

    President Cristina Fernández has made an emphatic return to active presidential duty, signalling that Argentina would...

  24. November 12, 2013

    YPF’s Miguel Galuccio working hard to attract investors

    Miguel Galuccio is showing the strain. He took over as chief executive of YPF a year ago, just after the Argentine...

  25. October 29, 2013

    The Kirchners: Goodbye to all that?

    Amado Boudou, Argentina’s gaffe-prone vice-president, took the microphone at the government’s late-night post-election rally...

  26. beyondbrics

    October 14, 2013

    Argentina: moving towards financial normalisation?

    Anyone unsure as to why Argentina fills foreign investors with dread need only take a glance at the list of cases it has at...

  27. beyondbrics

    September 24, 2013

    Argentina: now for a bit of good news

    It’s not all grim news in Argentina’s energy sector, where entrenched problems have caused fuel imports to double over the...

  28. beyondbrics

    September 23, 2013

    Chevron's Ecuador lawsuit: moving Chevron's way?

    Will Ecuador’s long-running dispute with Chevron sour its relations with Argentina? After all, Argentina’s state-run YPF...

  29. beyondbrics

    September 18, 2013

    Argentina vs Repsol: a game of chicken

    Cristina Fernández likes to drive a hard bargain, especially when it comes to rapacious foreign investors. It plays well...

  30. August 2, 2013

    Chevron joins oil majors with weaker results

    Softer crude oil prices along with higher repair costs at its US refineries prompted Chevron to narrowly undershoot...

  31. July 24, 2013

    Repsol attacks Chevron over ‘scandalous’ Argentina investment

    Repsol has launched a blistering attack on Chevron for investing in assets expropriated from the Spanish energy company in...

  32. beyondbrics

    July 17, 2013

    Chevron seals $1.24bn deal with YPF

    YPF CEO, Miguel Galuccio (L), with Ali Moshiri, Chevron's CEO for Latin America and Africa So it finally happened. Chevron...

  33. July 17, 2013

    Chevron back in Argentina with $1.2bn deal

    Chevron of the US has reached a final agreement to invest $1.24bn in the Vaca Muerta shale formation of Argentina, making it...

  34. July 15, 2013

    Argentina tax deal for energy exporters

    In a bid to lure urgently needed investors to its energy sector, Argentina on Monday said it would allow companies to export...

  35. July 11, 2013

    Repsol secures Spanish court case over YPF expropriation

    Repsol has hailed progress in the landmark legal battle against last year’s expropriation of its YPF subsidiary in...

  36. beyondbrics

    June 27, 2013

    Confused about what's going on between YPF and Repsol? So are we.

    What is Pemex playing at? Why would the Mexican oil company’s CEO go to the trouble of flying to Barcelona two weeks ago to...

  37. beyondbrics

    June 27, 2013

    New York headlines

    * PBoC hints at new status quo for China’s banks * Repsol rejects Argentina settlement over seizure of YPF * Zuma pulls out...

  38. beyondbrics

    June 27, 2013

    London headlines

    * PBoC hints at new status quo for China’s banks * Repsol rejects Argentina settlement over seizure of YPF * More economic...

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