Politics Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 16- Argentine presidential hopeful Sergio Massa would renegotiate the country's unpopular financing deal with the International Monetary Fund if he wins office later this year, the former congressman told reporters on Tuesday. The $56 billion IMF standby financing agreement includes fiscal cuts that have enraged wide segments of the...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 4- Argentine unions, small business owners and activists took to the rain-drenched streets of Buenos Aires on Thursday to protest against austerity measures under President Mauricio Macri, which they blame for amplifying worker hardships and sapping growth. Protesters, beating drums and blaring horns, marched to Congress as storm clouds...

  • BUENOS AIRES, March 26- Argentina's peso currency weakened 1.34 percent to an all-time low close of 42.65 per dollar on Tuesday, as concerns about high inflation and political uncertainty ahead of the October presidential election dented confidence in the economy. The markets rejoiced in late 2015 when center-right Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri was...

  • BUENOS AIRES, March 26- Argentina's peso currency weakened 1.1 percent to an all-time low of 42.55 per U.S. dollar on Tuesday, as concerns about high inflation and political uncertainty ahead of the October presidential election dented confidence in the economy. The markets rejoiced in late 2015 when center-right Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri was...

  • BUENOS AIRES, March 15- A delegation from China will visit Argentina this month to discuss the construction of a nuclear power plant, signaling potential progress in a deal that could increase Beijing's deepening influence in the South American nation. Argentina had hoped to announce an agreement on China- financed construction of Atucha III, as it has been...

  • BUENOS AIRES, March 15- A delegation from China will visit Argentina this month to discuss the construction of a nuclear power plant, signaling potential progress in a deal that could increase Beijing's deepening influence in the South American nation. Argentina had hoped to announce an agreement on China- financed construction of Atucha III, as it has been...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Feb 19- Argentina's central bank, looking to rein in a stronger peso, has snapped up close to 1 billion U.S. dollars in the last month, helping trim back sky-high interest rates and top up dollar reserves that could combat economic and political uncertainty as an election fight starts to brew. The bank has bought $978 million since first intervening in...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Feb 19- Argentina's central bank, looking to rein in a stronger peso, has snapped up close to 1 billion U.S. dollars in the last month, helping trim back sky-high interest rates and top up dollar reserves that could combat economic and political uncertainty as an election fight starts to brew. The bank has bought $978 million since first intervening in...

  • Jan 4- Latin American stock markets rallied on Friday with Brazil's benchmark index notching a record-high close for the third straight day as investors cheered fresh U.S.- China trade talks, a strong U.S. payrolls report and a perceived dovish stance from the U.S. Equities around the globe rallied as U.S. employment data pointed to economic strength and on...

  • Argentinian President Mauricio Macri

    President Mauricio Macri appears determined to advance new reforms and build on his successes as he faces his third year in office.

  • Argentina's President Mauricio Macri (R) and President Barack Obama leave after posing at the Casa Rosada government house in Buenos Aires, March 23, 2016.

    Argentina returned to the international bond markets for the first time in 15 years on Monday as it winds down a long-running battle with investors following its 2001 default, IFR reported.

  • Buenos Aires: Plaza de Mayo

    Argentina is set to launch a $12 billion-plus bond that would mark a return to the capital markets after 14 years and settle a lengthy dispute with global hedge funds.

  • Argentine peso bills

    Argentina has offered to pay about $6.5bn in cash to US holdouts, in an attempt to put an end to a decade-long legal dispute. The FT reports.

  • Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner talks to supporters in Buenos Aires.

    One debt-mired Socialist country may soon return to the capital markets, say analysts — but it's not Greece.

  • Sam Zell

    Sam Zell, chairman of Equity Group Investments, said Colombia "may be the best country to invest in" for a number of reasons, including its growing oil production.