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

15 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 neighboring 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

19 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

07 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.

Argentine peso ends rollercoaster week with record low close

27 Apr 2019

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.

UPDATE 3-Argentina's financial markets rattled as political fears rise

26 Apr 2019

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.

Ides of March: Argentina peso posts worst month in six

30 Mar 2019

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.

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