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Ukraine Holds Talks With Creditors About Possible Debt Restructuring

Ukraine's government held informal talks with private bondholders about the possibility of extending the maturities of its debt to help buy the country breathing room to repair its economy, a top banking industry group said Thursday, The Wall Stre ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 06/19/2014 - 23:04 - 0 comments

World Bank Approves $1.5 Billion in Development Projects for Ukraine

The World Bank on Thursday approved $1.5 billion in funding for three Ukraine development projects as part of a larger international financing package, The Wall Street Journal reported. "We are stepping up our assistance to Ukraine because we wa ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 05/22/2014 - 22:19 - 0 comments

Ukraine Carve-Up Risks Debt Default

Ukraine could be forced to restructure or reissue its debt if further devolution of its provinces takes place, according to a new report, Forbes reported. Today Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst Vadim Khramov outlined a range of separation scenar ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 05/13/2014 - 21:59 - 0 comments

IMF Board to Consider $17 Billion Ukraine Bailout April 30

The International Monetary Fund's executive board is tentatively scheduled to consider a $17 billion bailout for Ukraine on April 30, two people familiar with the matter said Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal reported. IMF staff are currently v ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 04/23/2014 - 22:05 - 0 comments

Without Reforms Ukraine To Default In 2014

Kiev must impose tough reforms and austerity, otherwise even with billions of dollars of aid Ukraine will default in 2014, the coup-imposed Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk warns. It comes after the IMF agreed a bailout package worth up to $18 billion, R ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 03/27/2014 - 22:11 - 0 comments

IMF Rushes Through $15 Billion Ukraine Bailout

The International Monetary Fund is expected to announce a rescue package for Ukraine of about $15bn as early as Thursday in hopes that the initial aid payments could be made by the end of April, according to officials involved in the negotiations, the ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 03/26/2014 - 20:50 - 0 comments

Canadian Sanctions Target Former Ukrainian Government Officials

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) has issued a notice dated March 5, 2014, directing banks, trust companies, insurers and other federally regulated financial institutions (FRFIs) to immediately freeze assets of the former ...

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What Could Cause a Ukraine Default?

Ukraine’s economic and political crisis may be heating up, but Kiev still has enough emergency cash reserves to cover its obligations for the next two months, The Wall Street Journal Real Time Economics blog reported. But what would it take to push t ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 03/03/2014 - 22:42 - 0 comments

Russia Gas Threat Shows Putin Using Pipelines to Press Ukraine

OAO Gazprom’s threat to end natural gas discounts for Ukraine adds to the financial burden on the near-bankrupt government in Kiev and makes Europe’s energy supply part of the escalating crisis, Bloomberg News reported. Russia’s gas-export monopoly said ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 03/02/2014 - 19:19 - 0 comments

Ukraine Requests Financial Support From IMF

Ukrainian officials today notified the International Monetary Fund of the country’s request for financial support, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde said in a statement, the Irish Times reported. “We are ready to respond and, in the coming days ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 02/27/2014 - 22:31 - 0 comments

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