Sunday , 22 July 2018

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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Macri and Kirchner differences and similarities in inflation management

Macri and Kirchner differences and similarities in inflation management

In quantitative terms, today's inflation is similar to that of CFK, but qualitatively the thing is very different. Inflation is a monetary phenomenon. When money is excessively ab ...

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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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In times of virtual private currencies, Hayek comments on how he would handle one if he were a Swiss banker issuing

In times of virtual private currencies, Hayek comments on how he would handle one if he were a Swiss banker issuing

In his book "Denationalization of money" Hayek deals with the issue of monetary policy and makes a proposal of "currency competition", whose discussion is appropriate in every cou ...

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Bitcoin: A Boom in  Danger of Collapsing

Bitcoin: A Boom in Danger of Collapsing

Agustín Etchebarne, our general director, explains the Bitcoin phenomenom     Bitcoin is undoubtedly a disruptive technology, the great idea of ​​creating a virtual fiduciary ...

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Argentina’s Central Bank: An Entity That Doesn’t Accept It’s Own Money?

Argentina’s Central Bank: An Entity That Doesn’t Accept It’s Own Money?

 Argentina's Central Bank refuses to take cash. This may seem odd since it is not reasonable that a currency issuer does not accept the currency it issues itself. However, monetar ...

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