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Argentine exchange bondholders to offer solution to end default litigation

By Daniel Bases NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors holding restructured Argentine sovereign debt are in the final stages of formalizing a proposal aimed at ending more than a decade of litigation by holdout investors who have refused to participate in two prior sovereign debt exchanges.

Argentina challenges U.S. court with bond plan

By Nate Raymond and Hugh Bronstein NEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina challenged a U.S. court over the weekend by proposing that "holdout" bond investors be repaid only about one sixth the money federal judges hearing the case say they are owed, setting the stage for a legal showdown in New York.

Argentina faces greater debt risks: analysts

Argentina's attempt to fight a US court ruling in favor of bondholders seeking $1.3 billion may backfire and make the country's attempt to recover from its 2001 debt default even harder, analysts said Thursday. Lawyers for Argentina clashed Wednesday in a US appeals court in New York with holdout bondholders who want full payment and have refused to accept a restructuring deal struck with 92 percent of other creditors.

Argentina to launch new inflation data method

Argentina said Saturday it will start using a new method of measuring inflation after the International Monetary Fund censured Buenos Aires over the quality of its economic data. Economy Minister Hernan Lorenzino told C5N television that it would be "a new consumer price index to replace the current measure that has supposedly caused so many problems for the IMF." Lorenzino said that officials expect to begin using the new method starting in the last quarter of 2013.
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