SHANGHAI, April 21- A power company in China failed to make an interest payment on a bond on Tuesday marking the first time a state-owned firm has been allowed to default and adding to evidence that Beijing is slowly withdrawing its sovereign guarantee of low-quality bonds. Baoding Tianwei Group said in a statement that it was unable to make the payment on time.» Read More
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