Sunday , 19 January 2020

Argentina’s National Pastime: Hating on the IMF

Argentina’s National Pastime: Hating on the IMF

WSJ BUENOS AIRES—Most countries have a historic villain. For Cuba, it is Uncle Sam. For some in the Middle East, it is Israel. Here in Argentina, many direct their rage at the Int ...

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Meet Martín Guzmán, Argentina’s next economy minister

Meet Martín Guzmán, Argentina’s next economy minister

BA Times - Martín Guzmán, a protege of Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz at Columbia University, will become Argentina’s next economy minister, overseeing the nation’s attempts to ge ...

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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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Argentina seeks to restructure $101bn of debt

Argentina seeks to restructure $101bn of debt

Financial Times, Aug 29 - Argentina’s embattled government will ask its creditors including the IMF for more time to pay off $101bn of debts, as the country struggles to avoid a n ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Argentina’s Election

Everything You Need to Know About Argentina’s Election

Bloomberg - Argentina faces a major decision in this year’s presidential election: Stay on the current market-friendly path or reverse course. Voters in South America’s second-lar ...

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Volatility Is Back in Argentina as Election Jitters Take Toll

Volatility Is Back in Argentina as Election Jitters Take Toll

Bloomberg - Argentine markets had finally seemed to find their footing, stabilizing after months of turmoil had sent the peso tumbling and borrowing costs soaring. But the past fe ...

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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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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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The International Monetary Fund by Ian Vásquez

The International Monetary Fund by Ian Vásquez

My name is Ian Vásquez and I direct the Project on Global Economic Liberty at the Cato Institute. I would like to thank Chairman Bachus for inviting me to testify before the U.S. ...

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