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Soros, Kirchner To Meet As Argentina Presses BNY Mellon

Sep 23 2014 | 7:17am ET

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner will meet today with one hedge fund manager—albeit not one with the power to end the country’s latest default.

Kirchner, who will be in New York for this week’s United Nations General Assembly meeting, plans to sit down with billionaire George Soros today, her government said. It did not disclose what the two would discuss, but Soros holds some of the Argentine bonds that fell into default in July when a federal judge barred the country from servicing them without also paying hedge-fund holdouts from its 2001 default.

 

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