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Montevideo, January 20th 2019 - 23:25 UTC

Tag: Gustavo Quintana

  • Monday, November 26th 2018 - 21:39 UTC

    Dollar climbs in Argentina as Macri worries about football violence

    Macri was publicly addressing the issue of football violence flanked by Ministers Patricia Bullrich and Germán Garavano while the US dollar was going up against the Argentine peso.

    Buenos Aires was still shaking around noon Monday from the weekend's Libertadores Cup fiasco. President Mauricio Macri was publicly addressing the issue for the first time at a press conference escorted by Security Minister Patricia Bullrich and Justice Minister Germán Garavano. And with the spotlight there, the US dollar crept back up against the Argentine peso after a two-month nadir, closing at AR$ 39.9 per 1 US dollar at the end of the business day.

  • Thursday, December 28th 2017 - 10:18 UTC

    Argentina's stock market Merval has gained around 75% in the last twelve months

    Analysts pointed that up to this point in December the Merval has gained 9.34%. Compared to a year before, the index is up around 75%.

    Merval, the benchmark stock market index in Argentina, rose 0.25% to 29,260.33 on Wednesday, reflecting investor optimism that the Senate would pass the 2018 budget and a tax reform. It was the seventh consecutive increase of the index.