TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Heaton, Kenneth
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;02/23/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30584, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
1588821

 

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