BUENOS AIRES Argentina's economy is likely to have expanded slightly in the second quarter of the year, a Reuters poll showed, with weak industrial activity and construction weighing on a stronger showing from the country's farm export sector.
BUENOS AIRES The International Monetary Fund said on Friday that a team will meet with the economic advisers to Argentina's main presidential contenders, incumbent Mauricio Macri and opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez, to "exchange views."
BUENOS AIRES Economic advisers to Argentina's presidential front-runner and opposition leader Alberto Fernandez said he would seek alternatives to the current administration's austerity measures in a meeting with the new Treasury Minister on Wednesday.
BUENOS AIRES, Aug 21 Argentina will not allow a
chaotic fall in the peso and will use its dollar reserves to
bolster the currency against political uncertainty that has
swept the country since the Aug. 11 primary election, Treasury
Minister Hernan Lacunza said on Wednesday.
BUENOS AIRES The International Monetary Fund board said on Friday it would ship $5.4 billion in cash to Argentina after approving a fourth review of a standby credit deal with the crisis-stricken South American nation.
BUENOS AIRES Argentine President Mauricio Macri could edge out his main challenger in the event of an election runoff later this year, according to an opinion poll published on Thursday, one of the first since candidates officially announced their plans to run.
BUENOS AIRES Argentine markets recovered following an early wobble on Monday as investors grappled with the likely impact of a shock twist in the country's presidential election race after the main populist challenger opted instead to launch a vice presidential bid.
BUENOS AIRES, March 8 Argentina sharply hiked
its key benchmark interest rate on Friday, helping revive the
country's peso currency after it had hit a record low against
the U.S. dollar the previous day.
BUENOS AIRES Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Thursday vetoed a bill passed in the early morning hours by the Senate that would freeze energy and water prices, as political tensions deepen in the economically ailing country.