Sunday , 20 May 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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Why has Argentina called in the IMF?

Why has Argentina called in the IMF?

It was an announcement Mauricio Macri hoped never to have to make. On May 8th Argentina’s exhausted-looking president declared that Argentina was seeking a credit line from the IM ...

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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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The dollar puts Macri between the sword and the wall

The dollar puts Macri between the sword and the wall

Last week, we witnessed a true exchange rate as it had not been seen in the country for a long time. In a period of only 5 days, the Central Bank sold 7% of its international rese ...

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Macri’s coalition allies turn to rivals as Peronism flounders

Macri’s coalition allies turn to rivals as Peronism flounders

Macri is on course for reelection but has to worry about pleasing a broad coalition that seeks increasing influence over his presidency. Macri appears ready to cruise to reelectio ...

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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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Institutional quality index 2018

Institutional quality index 2018

Since the beginning of the current government, the country has climbed 23 places in total, and can continue to climb the table, according to experts; the fight against corruption, ...

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Electoral Dance

Electoral Dance

On Sunday Argentina went through primaries for October’s midterm elections, and the big news was the continuous success of the Cambiemos alliance. Cambiemos performed much better ...

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