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Argentine peso steadies, along with nerves

A day after government announces measures to shore up currency, Argentines hope the worst is behind them.

Argentine peso steadies, along with nerves

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Argentina imposes currency controls to stem sharp drop in peso

President Macri's government says it has taken 'extraordinary' measures to protect the economy and jobs.

Argentina imposes currency controls to stem sharp drop in peso

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S&P slashes Argentina's debt rating further into junk territory

The US rating agency says the Argentinian government's debt maturity extension plan 'constitutes a default'.

S&P slashes Argentina's debt rating further into junk territory

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Argentina wants more time to pay its debts, worrying investors

Argentina's debt restructuring plans further stoke fears already heightened by prospect of Peronist return to power.

Argentina wants more time to pay its debts, worrying investors

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To shore up peso, Argentina breaks IMF rule

Argentina's IMF deal sets a $250m daily limit on foreign-reserve sales, but on Tuesday, the central bank sold $320m.

To shore up peso, Argentina breaks IMF rule

Latin America

Argentina's blind theatre: Performance in darkness

The blind theatre in Buenos Aires provides a unique experience of enjoying a show in complete darkness.

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Food prices soar in Argentina as peso devalues

The cost in pesos of imported produce such as bananas recently spiked because importers typically pay in dollars.

Food prices soar in Argentina as peso devalues

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Brazil's deforestation of the Amazon threatens EU-Mercosur deal

Bolsonaro's plan to develop the Amazon is giving ammunition to European opponents of the trade deal.

Brazil's deforestation of the Amazon threatens EU-Mercosur deal

AJ Impact

Is Argentina overspending its dollars to shore up the peso?

Traders say that this week, the central bank spent $400m to stabilise the peso.

Is Argentina overspending its dollars to shore up the peso?

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After electoral defeat, Macri announces social benefits

In his bid to curry favour with voters, Macri promises to hike Argentina's minimum wage and to grant tax breaks.

After electoral defeat, Macri announces social benefits

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Macri uses peso rout as political ammunition

Macri accuses Fernandez of lacking 'credibility' with investors, while Fernandez blames Marci for spooking them.

Macri uses peso rout as political ammunition

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Gold hits six-year high as investors seek safety

Unrest in Hong Kong and a rout in Argentinian assets fuel gold rally sparked by ongoing US-China trade war.

Gold hits six-year high as investors seek safety

Argentina

Argentina's Macri faces setback as Fernandez sees primary win

With most votes counted, opposition receives 47 percent against incumbent's 32 percent.

Argentina's Macri faces setback as Fernandez sees primary win

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Argentina: Peso plunges after voters punish Macri at polls

Investors shudder after Argentinian voters offer stunning rebuke of Macri's economic austerity policies.

Argentina: Peso plunges after voters punish Macri at polls

Argentina

Argentina votes in high-stakes presidential primaries

A number of opinion polls predict a close fight between incumbent Mauricio Macri and challenger Alberto Fernandez.

Argentina: Voters head to polls in first Macri-Fernandez showdown