fbpx

Sunday , 20 October 2019

Back In Black: The Return Of Argentina’s Black Market Exchange Rate As Capital Flight Accelerates

Back In Black: The Return Of Argentina’s Black Market Exchange Rate As Capital Flight Accelerates

Forbes - Argentina’s black market exchange rate initially surged nearly 25 percent above the official rate, meaning that despite desperate currency controls set in place by Financ ...

Read More »
How does populism rule without money?

How does populism rule without money?

The uncertainty generated by the possible triumph of Fernández -Fernández is big and impossible to clear at the moment. Naturally, the markets reacted with a 30% devaluation and a ...

Read More »
Argentina’s President Suffers Setback in Primary

Argentina’s President Suffers Setback in Primary

WSJ - Argentina’s pro-business President Mauricio Macri suffered a crushing setback in a primary election on Sunday, indicating that he may lose re-election in October’s election ...

Read More »
Argentina’s Peso, Nothing But Trouble

Argentina’s Peso, Nothing But Trouble

Forbes - This week, Argentina released its February inflation statistics. Inflation spiked, again. Indeed, the official annual inflation rate jumped to 51.3%/yr. While this spike ...

Read More »
Time for an Argentine economic policy rethink

Time for an Argentine economic policy rethink

To say that all is not going well with the Argentine economy would be a gross understatement. Argentine inflation keeps rising, the economy continues to sink, and the currency is ...

Read More »
Argentina’s Campaign Finance Reform Bill a Welcome Step Towards Cleaning Up Politics

Argentina’s Campaign Finance Reform Bill a Welcome Step Towards Cleaning Up Politics

The Essential - As Argentines head to the polls this year, they do so with skepticism about the transparency and fairness of the electoral process. Just 42.4 percent of Argentines ...

Read More »
‘Economy and Ecology, two words coming from the same origin’

‘Economy and Ecology, two words coming from the same origin’

Spanish version here As human civilization progressed; we can see now that many environmental risks are being mitigated. The root cause of this change is due primarily to a cultur ...

Read More »
The Four Weapons Argentina Has to Avoid a New Storm in 2019

The Four Weapons Argentina Has to Avoid a New Storm in 2019

Bloomberg - Argentina experienced a real storm in 2018 after the economy fell into recession, the currency dropped the most in the world and the International Monetary Fund came t ...

Read More »
Argentina’s Best IMF Program Ever? Market Seems To Think So.

Argentina’s Best IMF Program Ever? Market Seems To Think So.

Forbes - The International Monetary Fund is the Eye of Sauron over Argentina feared, hated and despised throughout all the land. It tracks every move made in the Casa Rosada in Bu ...

Read More »
2019 budget approved

2019 budget approved

The Nation - The Argentinean parliament on Thursday approved the 2019 budget including drastic cuts to return to a balanced budget, a commitment made by the government to the IMF ...

Read More »
scroll to top