BUENOS AIRES, April 16 Argentina's inflation
rate accelerated for the third straight month in March, the
government statistics agency said on Tuesday, prompting the
central bank to unveil fresh measures to temper raging inflation
and protect the embattled peso currency.
BUENOS AIRES, March 28 Argentina's peso
strengthened on Thursday, buoyed by central bank moves to
encourage more domestic deposits, snapping a recent plunge that
has seen the currency trade at its weakest ever level against
* Unemployment rate flat at around 9 pct
(Adds unemployment numbers, analyst comment)
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's central bank, looking to rein in a stronger peso, has snapped up close to 1 billion U.S. dollars in the last month, helping trim back sky-high interest rates and top up dollar reserves that could combat economic and political uncertainty as an election fight starts to brew.
BUENOS AIRES, Feb 4 Argentina's central bank
bought a total $75 million in the foreign exchange market on
Monday, a spokesman for the bank told Reuters, as the monetary
authority used a higher intervention limit in a bid to rein in
the local peso currency.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's central bank on Wednesday removed the 60 percent floor on its benchmark interest rate, paving the way for it to reduce one of the highest borrowing rates in the world, which has strangled growth in Latin America's third-biggest economy.
BUENOS AIRES, Oct 16 Argentina's central bank
issued a fresh batch of publicly-traded, short-term notes on
Tuesday in an bid to chip away at its year-end repayment
obligations, which have contributed to concerns over the
country's ability to service its international debt obligations
BUENOS AIRES, Oct 8 Argentina's peso continued
to rally on Monday while the country's stock market rose on the
results of Brazil's presidential election, in which far-right
candidate Jair Bolsonaro nearly clinched the presidency in a
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's peso ended the week stronger while interest rates on short-term central bank notes crept higher, sopping up pesos in the foreign exchange market that might otherwise have scrambled toward safe-haven U.S. dollars. | Video
BUENOS AIRES, Oct 3 Argentina's peso rallied for
a third straight day on Wednesday, after high-interest
short-term debt issued by the central bank soaked up liquidity,
a strategy that has raised concern about the sustainability of
the country's program.