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  • BUENOS AIRES, Oct 13- Many international flights were canceled or delayed in Argentina on Thursday as pilots and other workers from two of the largest airlines operating in the country went on strike or stopped working to hold assemblies in a campaign for higher salaries. Union APA called its members in for assemblies early on Thursday, affecting flights on...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 12- Free trade talks between Europe and South America could yield a deal within two years, Argentina's senior trade official said, taking a more positive view of trade alliances between Buenos Aires and its neighbors. The European Union and the Mercosur bloc led by Brazil launched trade negotiations in 1999, but they have faced multiple setbacks,...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 12- Free trade talks between Europe and South America could yield a deal within two years, Argentina's senior trade official said, taking a more positive view of trade alliances between Buenos Aires and its neighbors. The European Union and the Mercosur bloc led by Brazil launched trade negotiations in 1999, but they have faced multiple setbacks,...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 12- Free trade talks between Europe and South America could yield a deal within two years, Argentina's senior trade official said, taking a more positive view of trade alliances between Buenos Aires and its neighbours. The European Union and the Mercosur bloc led by Brazil launched trade negotiations in 1999, but they have faced multiple setbacks,...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 12- Free trade talks between Europe and South America could yield a deal within two years, Argentina's senior trade official said, taking a more positive view of trade alliances between Buenos Aires and its neighbours. The European Union and the Mercosur bloc led by Brazil launched trade negotiations in 1999, but they have faced multiple setbacks,...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Oct 7- Chicago soybeans edged higher for a second day on Friday, with export demand supporting the price despite a record U.S. harvest. The Chicago Board Of Trade's most-active soybean contract was up 0.2 percent at $6.60-1/ 4 by 1235 GMT. "The soybean harvest is expanding but physical supplies are tight where the harvest progress has been slow,"...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 7- Chicago soybeans were on track to post their first weekly rise in a month on Friday, with strong demand underpinning the market, although harvesting of a record-large U.S. crop limited gains. The Chicago Board Of Trade's most-active soybean contract is up nearly one percent this week, the first weekly gain since early September.

  • SYDNEY, Oct 7- U.S. soybeans rose for a second session on Friday, with the oilseed set to finish the week in positive territory for the first time in a month as strong demand for U.S. supplies offset pressure from ample global stocks. *The Brazil forecasts followed an outlook from the Buenos Aires grains exchange on Wednesday that Argentine farmers will likely...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 6- Chicago Board of Trade corn futures fell 1.9 percent on Thursday, pressured by the expanding harvest in the U.S. Midwest as well as a forecast for a bumper crop in Brazil, traders said. "Beans did a good job of hanging in despite a lot of bearish news today," Charlie Sernatinger, global head of grain futures at ED&F Man Capital, said in a note to clients.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 6- Chicago Board of Trade corn and soybean futures fell on Thursday, pressured by the expanding harvest in the U.S. Midwest as well as a forecast for a bumper crop in Brazil, traders said. At 10:31 a.m. CDT, CBOT November soybean futures were down 8-1/ 4 cents at $9.48-1/ 2 a bushel.

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Oct 6- Chicago wheat rose on Thursday for a second session to trade near an almost two-week high hit in the previous session on short-covering and expectations of strong demand for U.S. shipments. Corn fell for a second day in part on expectation of a record crop in Argentina over the 2016/ 17 season. Chicago Board Of Trade's most-active wheat...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 6- Chicago wheat rose on Thursday for a second session to trade near an almost two-week high hit in the previous session on short-covering and expectations of strong demand for U.S. shipments. Corn fell for a second day in part on expectation of a record crop in Argentina over the 2016/ 17 season. Chicago Board Of Trade's most-active wheat contract...

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  • BUENOS AIRES, Oct 4- Argentina's central bank kept its reference rate unchanged at 26.75 percent for the second straight week on Tuesday, after last week ending an eight-week cutting cycle as policymakers try to damp inflation. Deputy cabinet chief Mario Quintana gave that view in a radio interview Tuesday, saying expectations for inflation of about 40...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Oct 4- Argentina's annual inflation rate will be between 35 percent and 36 percent this year, a government official said on Tuesday, higher than an earlier government estimate but below economists' forecasts for around 40 percent inflation. Deputy cabinet chief Mario Quintana said in a radio interview that expectations for inflation of about 40...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Oct 4- Argentina's annual inflation rate will be between 35 percent and 36 percent this year, a government official said on Tuesday, higher than an earlier government estimate but below economists' estimates last month for inflation above 40 percent. Analysts in last month's poll said they expect inflation of 41 percent this year and 19.8 percent...

  • Oct 4- Barrick Gold Corp said on Tuesday normal operations had resumed at its Veladero mine in Argentina following approval from local authorities after processing solution containing cyanide spilled last month. A spokesman for the province of San Juan confirmed local judge Hugo Quiroga had lifted the suspension. However, the Toronto- based miner continues...

  • BRASILIA, Oct 3- Brazilian President Michel Temer said on Monday the high abstention rate as well as the number of blank and spoiled ballots in local elections on the weekend signaled the disillusionment of Brazilians with their political system. Brazil's electoral authority, the TSE, said the abstention rate averaged 17.5 percent in Sunday's nationwide...

  • BUENOS AIRES/ TORONTO, Sept 30- A judge in Argentina ruled that Barrick Gold Corp's operations at its Veladero mine would remain suspended, saying repairs were insufficient to reopen it after a leak of processing solution containing cyanide earlier this month. Judge Pablo Oritja's decision was based on a report from mining police in San Juan province that...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Sept 28- An official at the International Monetary Fund on Thursday praised ongoing reforms in Argentina, hours before concluding the fund's first consultation in a decade in Latin America's third-largest economy. The visit from IMF officials comes as President Mauricio Macri, who took office in December, throws open Argentina's economy to...