Argentina debt holders greenlight restructuring, Lebanon’s new PM, European contact tracing woes

09.01.2020 - By FT News Briefing

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Argentina has succeeded in restructuring almost all of its $65bn debt with private creditors, global equities enjoy their best August since 1986, and Lebanon appoints Mustapha Adib as the country’s next prime minister as French president Emmanuel Macron visits Beirut. Plus, the FT’s Donato Paolo Mancini explains why Europe’s contact tracing efforts are struggling. 

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