As grain supplies arrive from a harvest that is almost complete, thieves are targeting cargo, fuel and personal belongings on trucks headed into Rosario, where increasing drug trafficking led to a doubling of the murder rate in three years.
According to court documents filed in London last week, a fund managed by Soros’s family office, has joined a group of investors suing bond trustee Bank of New York Mellon Corp. for failing to distribute 226 million euros ($298 million) of interest payments on Argentine debt.
Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurds reasserted their right to sell $100 million of crude on board a tanker off the Texas coastline after the government in Baghdad persuaded a U.S. judge to order the cargo’s seizure.
Emerging-market stocks rose, extending the biggest quarterly advance since September 2012, while shares in Europe and the U.S. were little changed. Oil fell as continuing violence in Iraq failed to disrupt supply.
Global stocks fell amid losses in industrial metals and disappointing earnings from Bank of America Corp. and others. The euro weakened as Germany’s central bank chief Jens Weidmann reportedly said European policy makers may cut rates if needed.