BUENOS AIRES (Worthy News)– Standard & Poor's declared Argentina in default after the government missed a deadline for paying interest on $13 billion of restructured bonds, Bloomberg reported.
The South American country failed to get the $539 million payment to bondholders after a U.S. judge ruled that the money couldn't be distributed unless a group of hedge funds holding defaulted debt also got paid. Argentina, in default for the second time in 13 years, has about $200 billion in foreign-currency debt, including $30 billion of restructured bonds, according to S&P.
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