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Argentina rewards bond investors who braved crises with 135% return

US$5.7b 10-year notes give them more than the average 93% gain for emerging markets

New York

INVESTORS who bought Argentina's bonds in the aftermath of its 2001 default and had the stomach to hold on for the next decade are about to be rewarded with a 135 per cent return when the securities mature next week, according to Bank of America Corp.

The US$5.7 billion of