Saturday , 22 September 2018

Argentine Austerity Protests Mount Over Macri’s IMF-Backed Measures

Argentine Austerity Protests Mount Over Macri’s IMF-Backed Measures

REUTERS BUENOS AIRES — Labor unions and social groups blocked streets in downtown Buenos Aires on Wednesday to protest austerity measures proposed by the government and backed by ...

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Argentina confident about new deal with IMF, peso rises

Argentina confident about new deal with IMF, peso rises

BUENOS AIRES/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Argentina’s economy minister sounded upbeat on Wednesday about clinching a new deal with the International Monetary Fund after two days of talk ...

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A future conditioned to the responsibility of our politicians

A future conditioned to the responsibility of our politicians

PRENSA ECONÓMICA - To understand what awaits us Argentinians, we must understand how we came to a currency exchange that resulted in a cut of credit for the government and, theref ...

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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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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 8-20: How the private sector sustains the state

Argentina 8-20: How the private sector sustains the state

PANAM POST - One of the great problems of Argentina, in economic terms, is that numbers do not close. Today there are approximately 8 million workers in the private sector who sup ...

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Are Asian currencies at risk from currency turmoil in Argentina, Turkey?

Are Asian currencies at risk from currency turmoil in Argentina, Turkey?

Two major emerging markets—Argentina and Turkey—are currently experiencing a bout of financial instability against a backdrop of rising US interest rates. The instability is evide ...

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Five actions to avoid another exchange crisis

Five actions to avoid another exchange crisis

LA NACIÓN -   The central problem of Argentina is fiscal. Public spending is exacerbated. The Ministry of Finance must create a fiscal program aimed at lowering the fiscal deficit ...

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