Sunday , 26 January 2020

Argentina’s new government to avoid confrontation with creditors

Argentina’s new government to avoid confrontation with creditors

 Financial Times - Argentina’s new economy minister, Martín Guzmán, pledged that the new government would avoid confrontation and seek constructive relations with its creditors, a ...

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If Argentina wants to grow, then it must cut public spending

If Argentina wants to grow, then it must cut public spending

(Xinhua) - Argentina's president, Mauricio Macri, will conclude his term in 35 days with "contradictions that prevented the implementation of a series of economic reforms" that, i ...

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A Dollar for Argentina

A Dollar for Argentina

Wall Street Journal - Argentina is back in the soup, as it so often is. The prospect that Peronists might retake power has Argentines fleeing the peso for dollars, and on Monday t ...

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Should Argentina Dollarize Now?

Should Argentina Dollarize Now?

AIER - With the annual inflation rate currently at 55 percent, some economists have recommended that Argentina abandon the peso in favor of the dollar. John Cochrane, Steve Hanke, ...

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Argentina: The Third Least Competitive Country in the World

Argentina: The Third Least Competitive Country in the World

Argentine unions have implemented a national strike again: the sixth in three years during President Mauricio Macri's tenure. Panampost - There are two news stories in Argentina t ...

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Lost decade spectre haunts Latin America as big economies falter

Lost decade spectre haunts Latin America as big economies falter

BA Times - Latin America – hit by simultaneous contractions in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico – has expanded only 0.7% a year on average during the past few years – barely enough to ...

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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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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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