Argentina

Argentine markets fall post-default, New York hearing on Friday

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BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's bond and stock markets and peso currency dropped on Thursday after Latin America's No. 3 economy defaulted for the second time in 12 years following the collapse of last-ditch talks with holdout creditors. | Video

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Business as unusual for sanguine Argentines in default deja vu 8:54am BST

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina may have defaulted on its debt for the second time in 12 years on Thursday, but the packed elegant cafes in Buenos Aires show little sign of distress and shoppers rather than protestors fill the streets.

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Shares down as Wall St. tumbles; Dollar adds to monthly gain 12:10am BST

NEW YORK - Global equity markets tumbled on Thursday, hurt by ongoing tensions with Russia and Argentina's second default in 12 years, while the U.S. dollar edged higher against a basket of major currencies for its strongest monthly gain in over a year.

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Argentine markets fall post-default, New York hearing on Friday 31 Jul 2014

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's bond and stock markets and peso currency dropped on Thursday after Latin America's No. 3 economy defaulted for the second time in 12 years after the failure of last-ditch talks with holdout creditors.

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Argentine default to hit Brazil factories, Uruguay resorts 31 Jul 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA - Argentina's debt default threatens to worsen trade tensions in South America, adding to the economic woes of Brazil in a tense election year and causing headaches in Uruguay as the Argentine economy looks likely to plunge deeper into recession.

Chronology - Argentina's turbulent history of economic crises 31 Jul 2014

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina was in a race against time on Wednesday to cut a deal by the end of the day with holdout investors who are suing it and to avert its second debt default in a little over a decade.

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San Lorenzo pelted by fans, still reach Libertadores final 31 Jul 2014

LA PAZ - Argentina's San Lorenzo were pelted with objects by rival fans and needed protection from police at halftime of their 1-0 loss to Bolivar in their Libertadores Cup semi-final second leg on Wednesday, yet still advanced to the final for the first time.

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Argentina fails to reach debt agreement, default looms 31 Jul 2014

BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK - Argentina failed to strike a deal to avert its second default in more than 12 years after talks with holdout creditors ended without a settlement on Wednesday. | Video

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Time almost up for Argentina to avoid debt default 30 Jul 2014

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina faced a race against on time on Wednesday to avert its second default in 12 years, needing to either cut a deal by the end of the day with "holdout" investors suing it or win more time from a U.S. court to reach a settlement. | Video

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Sabella quits as Argentina coach - reports 30 Jul 2014

BUENOS AIRES - Alejandro Sabella, who steered Argentina to the World Cup final, has quit as national team coach with Gerardo Martino or Jose Pekerman in line to succeed him, Argentine media reported on Tuesday.

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Truce crumbles as 40 killed in Gaza, rockets hit Israel

GAZA/JERUSALEM - A Gaza ceasefire crumbled only hours after it began on Friday, with at least 40 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and Israel accusing militants of violating the U.S.- and U.N.-brokered truce by firing rockets and mortars. | Video