×

CORRECTED-Argentina plans to issue $2.6 bln more in foreign currency debt in 2017

2017@ (Corrects that new total 2017 debt issuance target is $12.75 bln, not $12.65 bln)

BUENOS AIRES, June 19 (Reuters) - Argentina has another $2.6 billion in foreign currency-denominated debt to be issued before the end of the year, Finance Minister Luis Caputo told reporters on Monday after the government sold its first-ever 100-year bond.

The government is now planning to issue a total of $12.75 billion in foreign currency bonds this year, up from a previously planned $10 billion, Caputo said. (Reporting by Luc Cohen; Editing by Jonathan Oatis and Phil Berlowitz)