Suriname restructuring risks loom amid election battle

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By Oliver West
01 Jun 2020

Suriname’s sovereign bonds traded up in the wake of last week’s elections, despite doubts over a looming debt payment and even as a candidate who has promised discussions over the country’s rapidly rising debt stock looks to be nearing power.

Seven days after the May 25 general election, there is still no confirmation of who will be in charge of South America’s smallest state for the next five years. The opposition is looking to build a coalition after receiving a strong vote, and the president — at risk ...

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