Tuesday , 15 January 2019

A bank in Argentina is now using bitcoin for cross-border payments

A bank in Argentina is now using bitcoin for cross-border payments

Argentina's Banco Masventas has revealed that starting Monday it will enable customers to send cross-border payments using bitcoin. A partnership with Latin America-focused exchan ...

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A new federal co-participation law should be sanctioned

A new federal co-participation law should be sanctioned

In exclusive dialogue with La Mañana, the economist Aldo Abram, executive director of "Libertad y Progreso", said that the national government should use the funds obtained from t ...

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The Argentine Peso’s Death Spiral

The Argentine Peso’s Death Spiral

A sharp selloff of the Argentine peso is sparking new inflation fears in South America’s second-largest economy. For a country that is heavily dependent on foreign capital and has ...

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Argentina seeks $US30b IMF financing to address peso volatility

Argentina seeks $US30b IMF financing to address peso volatility

Financial Review - Argentina asked the International Monetary Fund for financing to help stem a five-month-rout in the peso that is sparking a surge in interest rates and threaten ...

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Black clouds in the economic horizon

Black clouds in the economic horizon

ÁMBITO FINANCIERO - In January 2006, on the occasion of the use of international reserves to pay the IMF, I published an article warning that it was a very bad idea to get rid of ...

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“A global crisis is approaching and Argentina must be ready for that”

“A global crisis is approaching and Argentina must be ready for that”

La Nación-   Aldo Abram is a man of precise and forceful definitions. As an economist and director of the Libertad y Progreso Foundation, he believes that, in terms of reform of t ...

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Inflation targeting: the chronicle of a death foretold

Inflation targeting: the chronicle of a death foretold

  AMBITO FINANCIERO - After the "recalibration" of the inflation goals, going from a ceiling of 12% for 2018 to a target of 15% that approached the consensus projected by the anal ...

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Could a New Currency Be the Solution to Argentina’s Never-Ending Inflation Problem?

Could a New Currency Be the Solution to Argentina’s Never-Ending Inflation Problem?

Since its founding in 1935, inflation has averaged 55 percent per year. Since its issuance by the BCRA, 13 zeros have been added to national currency. The Argentine state monopoly ...

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Currently in Argentina, there are no inflation goals

Currently in Argentina, there are no inflation goals

La Nación - The ideal system for a country, that lived for a long time with strong price rises and doesn’t have a reliable indicator of its variation, is that of inflation goals s ...

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“It Promotes a Financial Bicycle”

“It Promotes a Financial Bicycle”

Our director Aldo Abram talks financial policy in Página 12. The Central Bank continues to face criticism from different sectors because of the rise in the interest rate. Economis ...

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