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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

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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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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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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

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Argentina loses an ally as Lagarde departs the IMF

As the International Monetary Fund's largest debtor, Argentina could face a different set of rules under new leadership.

Argentina loses an ally as Lagarde departs the IMF

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The Pacific Alliance is gearing up for a fight

The Latin American countries want to form a regional economic powerhouse to rival the world's largest trade blocks.

The Pacific Alliance is gearing up for a fight

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Can Macri's infrastructure projects sway Argentine voters?

Power outages and other infrastructure issues weigh on the minds of voters in the run-up to the presidential election.

Can Macri's infrastructure projects sway Argentine voters?

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Argentina's Ni Una Menos turns focus to economic crisis, abortion

Thousands of women and their supporters march in Buenos Aires, calling for economic security and access to abortion.

Argentina's Ni Una Menos turns focus to economic crisis, abortion

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National strike paralyses Argentina, halting flights and ports

Protesters in recession-torn country rally against budget austerity plans advanced by Macri's government.

National strike paralyses Argentina, halting flights and ports

Counting the Cost

Argentina's crisis: Where did it all go wrong for Macri?

We ask whether Argentina's champion of the free market can stay in power as a populist makes a comeback.