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UPDATE 1-Argentina bondholders face write downs - Fitch, Moody's

19 Sep 2019

LONDON/BUENOS AIRES, Sept 19 Fitch Ratings expects holders of Argentina dollar bonds to have to write off part of their investments under the country's sovereign debt restructuring plan, one of the agency's analysts said on Thursday.

Argentine forex reserves hit lowest level since end-2018 amid dollar leak

17 Sep 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's foreign currency reserves have hit their lowest level since the end of last year, the most recent central bank data showed on Tuesday, at a time when the government has been burning through its dollars to help shore up the peso.

Argentine markets hold steady as anti-Macri protesters decry austerity, rising poverty

04 Sep 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentine markets held steady on Wednesday, even as thousands of protesters took to the streets to demonstrate against the government of President Mauricio Macri and a darkening economic outlook in the recession-hit South American country.

As Argentina election nears, are the economic stars aligning for Macri?

16 Jul 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentine President Mauricio Macri is making an election race comeback, bolstered by a stronger peso and glimmers of economic revival as the South American nation looks to escape from a biting recession.

Power mostly restored after massive blackout in Argentina, but questions remain

17 Jun 2019

BUENOS AIRES Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighbouring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday, but Argentine President Mauricio Macri said the cause of the "unprecedented" outage was still unclear. | Video

Cristina Fernandez surprises Argentina by running for vice president, not top job

18 May 2019

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.

Argentina inflation data could be make or break for Macri

17 May 2019

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

Argentina inflation data could be make or break for Macri

17 May 2019

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

Argentina gang arrested after Congress attack; wounded lawmaker condition critical

10 May 2019

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.

UPDATE 2-Argentina industrial output slides as growth hopes flicker

06 May 2019

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.

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