Ecuador protests unlikely to spoil bond plans

Ecuador protests unlikely to spoil bond plans

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As two weeks of violent protests came to an end in Ecuador, at least one economist said the fallout from the political crisis is unlikely to foil the country's possible attempts to return to the international bond market next year. "I don't think this will have a negative effect," said John Ashbourne, a senior emerging markets economist at Capital Economics in London. The unrest started when President Lenín Moreno put an end to fuel subsidies after 40 years, a measure stipulated in a $4.2bn loan

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