BUENOS AIRES In late August, amid a sharp plunge in the Argentine peso, global suppliers to oil giant YPF received an unwelcome surprise in their inbox. A four-page notice that dollar contracts would be paid at a set exchange rate, far weaker than the market rate.
BUENOS AIRES Andreina Pirrone left Venezuela for Argentina six years ago as her country was spiraling toward the worst humanitarian crisis in its history. She did not know what the future would hold, but she was certain it would be brighter. | Video
BUENOS AIRES/MADRID Argentina's likely next president, opposition front-runner Alberto Fernandez, laid out his populist credentials during a visit to Madrid on Thursday, saying local Argentine interests would trump those of creditors and energy investors.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's peso surged on Tuesday, pumped up by Wall Street traders cheering President Mauricio Macri's capital controls that are aimed at protecting the beleaguered currency.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's government authorized currency controls on Sunday in an about-face by President Mauricio Macri, who had previously lifted many protectionist practices of his predecessor, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's battered bonds and currency were driven still lower on Friday amid downgrades by three credit rating agencies and a new measure the central bank said was designed to "avoid any lack of money" and safeguard the liquidity of the country's financial system. | Video
BUENOS AIRES Standard & Poors announced on Thursday that it was slashing Argentina's long-term credit rating another three notches into the deepest area of junk debt, saying the government's plan to "unilaterally" extend maturities had triggered a brief default.
BUENOS AIRES A team from the International Monetary Fund met on Monday with opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez, the front-runner for October's presidential election, according to a spokesman for Fernandez.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez told mining companies and governors from key mining provinces on Monday that exports were "the only solution" for Argentina, his coalition said.