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  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 23- President-elect Mauricio Macri promised on Monday to correct the errors of Argentina's outgoing leftist government but urged patience while he defines his strategy to liberalize the ailing economy. "Argentina's big problem today is that for four years there has been no growth, for four years no jobs have been created and now we have to get...

  • Mauricio Macri becomes president of Argentina Monday, 23 Nov 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Mauricio Macri becomes president of Argentina

    Macri wins election, promising to turn the country's economy around.

  • Argentina's Macri ousts leftist Peronists from power Monday, 23 Nov 2015 | 2:06 AM ET
    Mauricio Macri Presidential Candidate for Cambiemos celebrates waving an Argentina flag after the general elections at Cambiemos Bunker on October 25, 2015 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

    Conservative opposition challenger Mauricio Macri won Argentina's presidential election on Sunday.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 23- By the end of President-elect Mauricio Macri's first four-year term, Argentina will have doubled wheat shipments and surpassed Russia and Brazil as a corn exporter, by some estimates, as the abandonment of years-long trade restraints unleashes the full potential of the country's vast Pampas farm belt. Soy currently grows on 62 percent of...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 22- Conservative opposition challenger Mauricio Macri won Argentina's presidential election on Sunday, bringing to an end more than a decade of free-spending leftist populism with a promise to open up the ailing economy to investors. Weary of outgoing President Cristina Fernandez's confrontational style and protectionist policies...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 22- Conservative opposition candidate Mauricio Macri comfortably won Argentina's presidential election on Sunday after promising business-friendly reforms to spur investment in the struggling economy. Argentina's election body said Macri had 53 percent of votes and Scioli had 47 percent with returns in from three-quarters of...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 22- Conservative opposition candidate Mauricio Macri took a comfortable early lead in Argentina's presidential election on Sunday and three exit polls showed him on course to win after promising business-friendly economic reforms. Argentina's official election body said Macri had 54.5 percent support and Scioli had 45.5 percent with...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 22- Conservative opposition candidate Mauricio Macri took an early lead in Argentina's presidential election on Sunday and three exit polls showed him on course to win after promising business-friendly economic reforms. Loud cheers erupted in Macri's campaign headquarters where party insiders estimated the center-right mayor of...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 22- Argentina's opposition challenger Mauricio Macri leads ruling party candidate Daniel Scioli in the first partial count of votes in Sunday's presidential election, according to the country's electoral authority.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 22- Conservative opposition candidate Mauricio Macri was on course to win Argentina's presidential election on Sunday after promising business-friendly economic reforms, three exit polls showed. "A new Argentina is on its way that will be better in every sense." He has promised to set Latin America's third biggest economy on a more...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 22- Two exit polls showed opposition challenger Mauricio Macri appeared to have won Argentina's presidential election on Sunday against leftist ruling party candidate Daniel Scioli. Loud cheers erupted in Macri's campaign headquarters where party insiders estimated the center-right mayor of Buenos Aires had won by a margin of 5 to 8...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 22- Argentines voted in a run-off election on Sunday that hands the center-right opposition, led by Mauricio Macri, its best chance in more than a decade to wrest the presidency from the populist Peronists and set the economy on a more free-market course. "We need a change," said Carlos Mombru, a 72- year-old retired engineer whose two sons left...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 22- Argentines voted on Sunday in a run-off election that hands the center-right opposition, led by Mauricio Macri, its best chance in more than a decade to wrest the presidency from the populist Peronists. A win by Macri would set Argentina's spluttering economy on a more free-market course that he promises would rebuild investor confidence.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 22- Argentina's center-right opposition, led by candidate Mauricio Macri, has its best chance in more than a decade to wrest the presidency from the populist Peronists in a run-off election Sunday and set the economy on a markedly different course. Outgoing President Cristina Fernandez, who was preceded in office by her late husband Nestor...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 20- Argentina's economic activity grew 2.8 percent on the year in September, the government said on Friday, coming in above market expectations for an increase of 2.5 percent. The monthly EMAE economic activity index, which is a close proxy for gross domestic product, showed economic activity was unchanged against the previous month.

  • SAN JUSTO, Argentina, Nov 20- Argentines heading to the polls on Sunday face a choice between a sharp turn toward free markets and extending a 12- year run of interventionist policies by outgoing President Cristina Fernandez and her now-deceased husband. Revered by the poor for strengthening Argentina's social safety net and reviled by investors for...

  • Mauricio Macri speaks to the media in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

    Argentinians will head to the polls again on Sunday, in a 2nd round of voting that will likely see the pro-business opposition trump the incumbent socialists.

  • ETF: Play an emerging markets comeback for cheap Thursday, 19 Nov 2015 | 3:24 PM ET
    NYSE exchange floor

    Matt Hougan, president of ETF.com, believes emerging markets ETFs deserve a second look.

  • A penniless nation on a big stock run Thursday, 19 Nov 2015 | 9:54 AM ET

    Can a nation with a record of corruption, woeful economic policy and nationalization of assets be the best stock market bet around?

  • If Macri, the business-friendly mayor of Buenos Aires, beats the ruling party candidate four days from now, he will owe part of the victory to Maria Eugenia Vidal, who rose from obscurity over the last year to clinch one of the country's top jobs. She unseated the Peronist party from its traditional perch atop the Buenos Aires provincial government in the Oct. 25...