BUENOS AIRES Argentina's Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said Saturday she will run as vice president in elections later this year, a surprise move by the firebrand former leader who had been widely expected to be the main challenger to President Mauricio Macri.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina inflation data is coming into the spotlight and could sway the South American nation's political future as it heads towards a knife-edge election later this year that is likely to be a choice between painful market reforms and a return to populism. | Video
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's political future is in the balance as it heads toward a knife-edge national election later this year that is likely to be a choice between painful market reforms and a return to populism. A key deciding factor will be inflation. | Video
BUENOS AIRES Argentine authorities have arrested members of mafia-style gang after a rare gun attack outside Congress in Buenos Aires killed one official and left a senior lawmaker fighting for his life.
BUENOS AIRES, May 6 Argentina's industrial
output slid a steeper-than-expected 13.4 percent in
March compared with the same month last year, the government's
Indec statistics agency said on Monday, as the recession-hit
economy struggles to return to growth.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's peso fell back on Friday afternoon to post a record low close, giving up earlier gains after a tumultuous week that saw the currency battered to its weakest ever level and local debt pummeled as anxious investors fled.
BUENOS AIRES, April 25 Argentine bonds and the
country's embattled peso currency fell for a second day on
Thursday, cranking up the challenge facing President Mauricio
Macri as his drop in the polls ahead of knife-edge elections
later this year unnerves investors.
BUENOS AIRES, March 29 Argentina will not miss
March, a painful month for Latin America's No. 3 economy during
which interest rates have spiked to almost 70 percent and the
peso devalued close to 10 percent against the dollar.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's world-high interest rates are likely to stay elevated, while its currency could be bolstered by central bank moves to tighten monetary policy, Wall Street analysts said on Friday after the country unrolled measures to bring down inflation.
BUENOS AIRES 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.