GO
Loading...

Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Argentina

More

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 5- Argentina's business-friendly PRO party won Sunday's mayoral election in the capital Buenos Aires by 20 percentage points, but failed to capture enough votes to avoid a run-off with the No. 2 contender later this month, official returns showed. With 91.4 percent of the vote counted Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, chief of staff to outgoing...

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 5- Argentina's business-friendly PRO party appeared to win Sunday's mayoral election in capital city Buenos Aires, a key electoral district, but not by a big enough margin to avoid a run-off vote later this month, early official returns showed. With 59 percent of the vote counted Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, chief of staff to outgoing mayor and...

  • Argentina recalls its financial crisis, advises Greece Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 4:33 PM ET

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina— As Argentines closely watch the financial turmoil in Greece recalling their own worst crisis 14 years ago, the architect of the South American country's recovery has a message for the European nation: Renegotiate your debt. Greece is in a financial limbo now that its bailout program has expired, cutting it off from vital financing and...

  • But within a year from a sharp devaluation in early 2002 the country returned to economic growth- something that Greece must now crave, with its economy shrinking by more than 25 percent since 2009.. On Tuesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel ruled out new negotiations with Greece until after it votes on a bailout proposal by creditors. That left Athens...

  • US opening market to Argentina, Brazil beef imports Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 | 2:43 PM ET

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina— Argentina and Brazil are greeting news that they will soon be able to export fresh beef into the United States after a longtime ban. Exports of fresh beef from Argentina to the three North American countries could be worth about $280 million, said Economy Minister Axel Kicillof. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant...

  • LONDON, June 29- Britain on Monday accused Argentina of a politically motivated and illegal attack on the nascent oil industry around the disputed Falkland Islands, after Buenos Aires said it would seek to seize the assets of drillers operating in region. He said Argentina was conducting a "flagrant and unacceptable campaign to strangle the Falkland Islands...

  • BUENOS AIRES, June 19- Argentina's presidential contender Mauricio Macri on Friday picked a business-friendly senator with middle class appeal as his running mate, reinforcing his center-right challenge to the ruling party's ticket. Senator Gabriela Michetti will join Macri in his campaign against front-runner Daniel Scioli, governor of Buenos Aires...

  • BUENOS AIRES, June 19- Argentine Senator Gabriela Michetti will be the running mate of presidential candidate Mauricio Macri, he said on Friday, defining the battle lines ahead of an October election that will pit the business-friendly duo against the current ruling party. Macri, mayor of Buenos Aires, is second in the polls against front-runner Daniel Scioli,...

  • BUENOS AIRES, June 19- Argentine Senator Gabriela Michetti will be the running mate of presidential candidate Mauricio Macri, he said on Friday, defining the battle lines ahead of an October election that will pit the business-friendly duo against the current ruling party. Macri, mayor of Buenos Aires, is second in the polls against front-runner Daniel Scioli,...

  • BUENOS AIRES, June 17- Argentine bonds weakened on Wednesday after presidential front-runner Daniel Scioli chose a loyalist of the current government as his running mate for the October election, a choice that may signal a continuation of policies that have deterred investment. Markets had hoped that Buenos Aires Governor Scioli would use his choice of a...

  • BUENOS AIRES, June 17- Argentine bonds weakened on Wednesday after presidential front-runner Daniel Scioli chose a loyalist of the current government as his running mate for the October election, a choice that may signal a continuation of policies that have deterred investment. Markets had hoped that Buenos Aires Governor Scioli would use his choice of a...

  • BUENOS AIRES, June 15- Argentina said on Monday that annual inflation eased to 15.3 percent in May, although private economists put it much higher and suggest it could speed up later this year due to a splurge in public spending ahead of October's elections. The International Monetary Fund warned earlier this month that Argentina had not taken sufficient steps...

  • BUENOS AIRES, June 9- Brazil's Vale SA is in negotiations with various investors to sell its suspended Rio Colorado potash mine in Argentina and a deal could be sealed by October, Argentine Mining Secretary Jorge Mayoral said in an interview on Tuesday. The company had asked for the breaks as global potash prices dropped, to help ease soaring costs it attributed...

  • NEW YORK, June 5- Argentina must pay $5.4 billion to more than 500 "me-too" holders of defaulted debt before it can pay the majority of its creditors, a U.S. judge ruled on Friday, adding to the pressure facing the South American country. In the latest development in long-running litigation by creditors seeking full repayment on Argentine bonds following its $100...

  • LONDON, June 5- Argentina debt holdouts expect a "fairly" prompt decision from a U.S. court on their request to have payment blocks extended to more of the country's dollar debt, including bonds issued last month, one of their lawyers said on Friday. Argentina issued $1.4 billion in BONAR 2024 bonds last month to raise desperately needed money, using the fact they are...

  • LOS ROQUES, Venezuela, June 4- Fears of being kidnapped or not finding toilet paper are not much of an incentive for a holiday in Venezuela. That is thanks to exchange controls skewing the economy in favor of anyone with foreign currency, meaning you can hire a boat to a Caribbean island for $15 a day, or trek through Andean mountains or Amazon jungle for a week, with...

  • BUENOS AIRES, June 1- All three of the leading candidates in Argentina's election race plan to dismantle outgoing President Cristina Fernandez's web of currency and trade controls and clean up government finances to boost the stagnating economy. The consensus on the need for policy changes could further encourage investors who have driven a rally in...

  • *Argentina says adding claims increases obligation by $5.2 bln. *Argentina says nation would be put at unacceptable level of risk. May 29- Argentina urged a U.S. judge on Friday to not expand by another $5.4 billion the amount it must pay holders of defaulted debt before it can pay the majority of its creditors who participated in two rounds of sovereign...

  • BUENOS AIRES, May 29- Argentina's real estate, utility and agricultural sectors all offer a smart bet ahead of a change in government in December, said New York- based Bienville Capital Management, whose new Argentina- focused fund has raised about $250 million. Foreign investors have shied away from Argentina in recent years as President Cristina Fernandez's...

  • BUENOS AIRES, May 19- Labor disputes are on the rise in Argentina and costing foreign energy companies millions of dollars as they explore the country's vast but barely-tapped Vaca Muerta shale oil and gas field, company officials said. Trade Unions are a powerful force in Argentina, Latin America's No. 3 economy, where the frequency of industrial disputes are a...