27.11.2009 - Dubai debt default fears spill into world markets
From AFP: The shock from Dubai's move to suspend payments due on a slice of government-backed debt spilled over on Thursday into world markets and caused a sharp weakening in global Islamic bonds. The move to restructure the state-owned Dubai World and the proposal to request a minimum six-month moratorium on its maturing debt has also triggered fears of a domino effect across the emirate's indebted state-run corporates, pushing debt rating agencies to slash the grading of Dubai companies.................................Full Article: Source
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