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Wednesday , 17 July 2019

Argentina unveils ’emergency’ austerity measures, grain export taxes to balance budget

Argentina unveils ’emergency’ austerity measures, grain export taxes to balance budget

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - President Mauricio Macri on Monday announced new taxes on exports in the world’s third-biggest soy producer and steep cuts to government spending in an “e ...

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How Argentina’s peso plunge keeps emerging markets in the spotlight

How Argentina’s peso plunge keeps emerging markets in the spotlight

Marketwatch - Nothing, not even an emergency rate hike, could stop the Argentine peso from plunging Thursday, notching a new low while, separately, Turkey’s currency turmoil conti ...

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Argentina’s economic crisis explained in five charts

Argentina’s economic crisis explained in five charts

REUTERS - BUENOS AIRES - After Argentina’s economy boomed in 2017 and market-friendly President Mauricio Macri’s coalition triumphed at legislative elections last October, economi ...

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Without a stable currency we will not regain confidence or overcome the seizure

Without a stable currency we will not regain confidence or overcome the seizure

Within the framework of the traditional breakfast cycle for members of the Libertad y Progreso Foundation, made with the support of the Naumann Foundation and RELIAL, Economist Al ...

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The Long-Run Effects of Teacher Strikes: Evidence from Argentina

The Long-Run Effects of Teacher Strikes: Evidence from Argentina

eacher industrial action is a prevalent feature of public education systems across the globe. During the past few years teacher strikes have been observed in Argentina, Canada, Ch ...

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Argentina: A Perfect Storm Creates A Buying Opportunity

Argentina: A Perfect Storm Creates A Buying Opportunity

Introduction 2018 has been a tumultuous year for Argentina. From one of the most severe droughts the country has experienced in decades, to the collapse of the peso and equity mar ...

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Separating the Technology of Bitcoin from the Medium of Exchange

Separating the Technology of Bitcoin from the Medium of Exchange

Bitcoin is back in the spotlight as its price has soared in recent weeks. The most enthusiastic advocates see its potential to become a major private currency. But it is important ...

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Strong improvement of the country in a ranking of property rights: rose 18 places

Strong improvement of the country in a ranking of property rights: rose 18 places

In line with the improvements in other international measures, such as the Indexes of Economic Freedom or Institutional Quality, Argentina climbed 18 positions in a year (reaching ...

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The challenges of the new Financial Plan of the stand by The IMF does not replace the need to return to the markets

The challenges of the new Financial Plan of the stand by The IMF does not replace the need to return to the markets

It's now clear that Plan B for the financial risks of fiscal gradualism was sown by President Macri through his dense international diplomatic activity during the first half of hi ...

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Argentina’s budget discussion for next year is coming. Another problem for the Government?

Argentina’s budget discussion for next year is coming. Another problem for the Government?

EMPRESARIOS WEB - The economic crisis gives no respite and the economist Aldo Abram deciphers the next moves of the Government and how it will impact the different sectors, from h ...

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