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Investors Cautiously Optimistic About Zambia Debt Deal, But Still Wary About China’s Role

Investors welcomed the news of Zambia’s debt restructuring deal with a mini rally on Friday in the country’s dollar-denominated bonds. Government bonds from Ghana, Pakistan and Sri Lanka also saw similar bumps prompted by new optimism their debt restructurings will follow Zambia’s example.

But until they see the full details of what was agreed to in Paris, there’s still considerable concern about China’s role in the process.

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