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  • BUENOS AIRES, Oct 23- Persistent government intervention in Argentina's stagnating economy means oil and gas firms will remain cautious even if Congress backs a proposed law offering sweeteners to attract new investments worth tens of billions of dollars. Argentina needs to ramp up production from its vast but barely tapped Vaca Muerta shale oil and gas...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Oct 8- Argentina's state-run energy company YPF said on Wednesday it had not struck a confidential natural gas production deal with Russia's Gazprom despite a statement earlier in the day from the industry ministry saying that it had. The ministry had said Cabinet Minister Debora Giorgi received assurances from Gazprom head Alexey Miller in a...

  • Oct 8- Brazil, Argentina and the United States have tightened port entry procedures for ships that have sailed from West Africa in a bid to control the potential spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Ebola has killed more than 3,400 people in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, and its spread has become a global concern-- with worries for trade, which could affect the...

  • LONDON, Oct 6- The International Monetary Fund on Monday urged a rethink of how sovereign bonds should be structured to avoid future debt restructurings turning into a repeat of Argentina's disruptive court battle with a few disgruntled creditors. This follows a ruling by a U.S. court that two hedge funds not party to Argentina's debt restructuring were...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Oct 3- Argentina has defaulted on its debt, the economy is stagnant, inflation is soaring and its market-friendly central bank chief has just been forced out. President Christina Fernandez this week publicly blasted the trading as unpatriotic, accusing those involved in it of trying to pull down her government and ordered an investigation into...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 2- U.S.-traded shares of Argentine companies were sharply lower on Thursday after the government in Buenos Aires appointed a new central bank chief. Bank stocks were among the worst hit, with ADRs of Banco Macro down 6.1 percent and BBVA Banco Frances down 6.8 percent. Other Argentine stocks falling sharply on Wall Street included Petrobras...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Oct 2- Argentine stocks and bonds slid on Thursday as the government left markets guessing about policy direction after the appointment of a new central bank chief viewed as sympathetic to the government's ramped-up interventions in the economy. Bond prices also fell as investors digested the nomination of Alejandro Vanoli as the bank's new...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Oct 2- Argentine stocks and bonds fell sharply on Thursday as the government left markets guessing about policy direction after the appointment of a new central bank chief viewed as sympathetic to the government's ramped-up interventions in the economy. Bond prices also fell as investors digested the nomination of Alejandro Vanoli as the...

  • Argentina's central bank chief resigns   Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 4:01 PM ET
    Argentina's central bank chief resigns

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports Argentina's stock market plummeted over 8 percent on resignation rumors.

  • Argentine bond battle   Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 12:52 PM ET
    Argentine bond battle

    Argentina is now $2 billion overdue in payments to at least 2 sets of bondholders, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Bass big on Argentina; rips 'immoral' competitors Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 12:01 PM ET
    Kyle Bass, founder of Hayman Capital.

    He bashed rival funds such as Elliott Management, which has invested in Argentine bonds and held out for full payment, calling their behavior immoral.

  • Argentina's bond soap opera   Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 7:54 AM ET
    Argentina's bond soap opera

    CNBC's Kate Kelly, and Kyle Bass, Hayman Capital Management, discuss the brawl over Argentina's bond payment plan. And Bass reveals his stake in Argentine energy producer YPF Sociedad Anónima.

  • Judge: Argentina cannot change debt's domicile Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 4:26 PM ET
    A man walks past graffiti that reads, "Get out vultures" in Buenos Aires, August 14, 2014.

    Judge Thomas Griesa said Argentina cannot change the debt's domicile after meeting with the country's counsel and debt holdouts on Thursday.

  • Judge calls hearing on alleged Argentina contempt Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:44 PM ET
    Buenos Aires: Plaza de Mayo

    The federal judge overseeing Argentina's bond dispute called a hearing after creditors claimed Argentina was ignoring his past orders.

  • Argentina facing a 'dysfunctional love triangle'?   Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 9:10 PM ET
    Tracking Argentina's default woes

    Jim Rickards, Senior Managing Director at Tangent Capital, discusses whether the Argentine government's move to service its defaulted debt in the country can resolve its default woes.

  • Citi to US: Argentina banking license at risk Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    Citigroup told the US appeals court that Argentina's banking license may be at risk as a result of the standoff between the country and hedge funds.

  • US judge warns Argentina verging on contempt   Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 4:21 PM ET
    US judge warns Argentina verging on contempt

    The court hearing over Argentina's debt situation has finished. CNBC's Dominic Chu reports the judge demands Argentina's misleading statements must stop.

  • Bond case judge lambasts Argentina as misleading Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 3:35 PM ET
    Argentina's Economy Minister Axel Kicillof speaks during a press conference at the Argentina consulate in New York.

    Argentina's notices to the public regularly and systematically omit the vital obligations of the republic, Judge Griesa said, according to Reuters.

  • ISDA rules Argentina in default; bonds extend losses Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 12:30 PM ET
    Argentina's Economy Minister Axel Kicillof speaks during a press conference at the Argentina Consulate July 30, 2014 in New York as talks continue into Argentina's debt.

    The ISDA on Friday effectively declared Argentina in default, which could trigger payments worth up to $1 billion on credit default swaps.

  • ISDA rules on Argentina   Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 12:07 PM ET
    Argentina's Economy Minister Axel Kicillof speaks during a press conference at the Argentina Consulate July 30, 2014 in New York as talks continue into Argentina's debt.

    The International Swaps & Derivatives Association has declared Argentina is in fact in default in the dispute over its bond payments, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan.