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Wednesday , 17 July 2019

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  • The EU-Mercosur deal is a chance to put consumers first

    The EU-Mercosur deal is a chance to put consumers first

    CAPX - The free trade agreement between the European Union and the South American trading bloc Mercosur (namely Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay) should be celebrated by co ...

  • Investors warm to brighter signs from Argentina

    Investors warm to brighter signs from Argentina

    FINANCIAL TIMES - Not long ago markets had a giant “sell” on Argentina. The currency was tumbling, inflation was spiralling and stocks were going nowhere, as concerns mounted over ...

  • Smile, you’re on camera, Argentina

    Smile, you’re on camera, Argentina

    South America ́s second largest country is in the international spotlight once more. Is collision imminent or is there light at the end of the tunnel? If you ́re a millennial, ther ...

  • EU and Mercosur reach agreement on trade

    EU and Mercosur reach agreement on trade

    European Comission - The European Union and Mercosur reached today a political agreement for an ambitious, balanced and comprehensive trade agreement. The new trade framework - par ...

The Making of Modern Civilization: Savings, Investment, and Economic Calculation

The Making of Modern Civilization: Savings, Investment, and Economic Calculation

Mises Institute - Institutionalism1 is used to ridicule the classical economists because they started with “Crusoe economics.” In the beginning a fisherman got the idea that he co ...

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Fleeing from the peso: current inflation and its causes

Fleeing from the peso: current inflation and its causes

La Nacion - The the economic team officials can not explain what is the reason why the dollar escapes and inflation subsists after having met the objective of not increasing the m ...

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It’s Groundhog Day in Argentina

It’s Groundhog Day in Argentina

Paraphrasing Aristotle, one could say that countries succeed in one way, but fail in many. We have the temptation to explain a crisis, a failure, in terms of a single source; it i ...

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Why should we care about the speed of circulation of money

Why should we care about the speed of circulation of money

The bid between the exchange rate and the level of interest rates characterizes the current monetary and exchange rate policy. Any attempt to reduce the rate finds an audience tha ...

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Institutional Quality Index 2019

Institutional Quality Index 2019

After 2018 with an improvement of 19 places, in 2019 the country improved 7 places; Between 2017 and 2019 it went from position 142 to 112; populism hinders the progress in the re ...

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The global economy has entered a synchronized slowdown

The global economy has entered a synchronized slowdown

In all corners of the globe, warning signs are flashing about the state of the economy. The IMF recently downgraded its forecast for global economic growth for the fourth time in ...

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Roberto Lavagna: I would honour deal with IMF – but renegotiate it

Roberto Lavagna: I would honour deal with IMF – but renegotiate it

Former economy minister, who has yet to confirm he will definitely run for the presidency in October, clarifies position in meeting with foreign press in Buenos Aires. Buenos Aire ...

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Digital lenders lure unbanked Argentines out of shadow economy

Digital lenders lure unbanked Argentines out of shadow economy

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - María Rosales, 39, is one of millions of less affluent Argentines locked out of the traditional financial sector. The former cruise ship worker lost her j ...

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OECD calls on Argentina to deepen ‘ambitious economic reforms’

OECD calls on Argentina to deepen ‘ambitious economic reforms’

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has called on Argentina to deepen its economic and structural reforms, warning President Mauricio Macri that the n ...

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Argentina’s Peso, Nothing But Trouble

Argentina’s Peso, Nothing But Trouble

Forbes - This week, Argentina released its February inflation statistics. Inflation spiked, again. Indeed, the official annual inflation rate jumped to 51.3%/yr. While this spike ...

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