Wrestling the Bear: Russia's Muni Market Fights to Survive

Heaton, Kenneth
February 1999
Bond Buyer;02/23/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30584, p28
Trade Publication
Examines the state of Russia's municipal bond market as of February 23, 1999. Impact of the devaluation of the ruble and widespread defaults; Early stature of the eurobond market; Eurobond issuers' capacity to service debt; Existence of a political and financial environment where sub-sovereign issuers are buffeted by worsening events at the federal level.


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