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Argentine Transport Unions Strike Over Inflation, Crime

Argentina’s biggest unions paralyzed metro, train and bus services today and blocked the main entrances into the capital to protest rising prices and crime, Bloomberg News reported. Trash started to pile up in downtown Buenos Aires as garbage collection ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 04/10/2014 - 21:27 - 0 comments

Argentina Expands Price Control Program as Inflation Rages

Argentina has added more than 100 consumer products to a controversial price control program as the government grapples with one of the highest rates of inflation in the world, The Wall Street Journal reported. Inflation is widely thought to be more ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 04/07/2014 - 21:57 - 0 comments

Credit Markets Open To Argentina For First Time In Years: Ministry

Argentina has been approached by financial institutions offering it loans at favorable rates, the economy ministry said on Sunday, marking a tentative reopening of international credit markets for the first time in over a decade, Reuters reported. The ec ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 03/30/2014 - 21:33 - 0 comments

Argentina Takes Its Debt Case to the U.S. Supreme Court

Argentina has now staked the future of its debt, and perhaps its financial fate, with the United States Supreme Court. Yes, you read that right. Argentina wants the nine justices to weigh in on a case involving its obligations to holders of its governmen ...

Resource Article - global.abi.org - 02/27/2014 - 13:04 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Inflation Fuels Crises in Two Latin Nations

Funeral home director Carlos Bianchi's dilemma over how much to charge for his coffins goes a long way in illustrating the economic woes plaguing both Argentina and Venezuela, The Wall Street Journal reported. The Argentine government's cur ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 02/05/2014 - 23:59 - 0 comments

Dad Can’t Buy Daughter Shoes as Argentine Currency Falls

Jorge Contrera checked a pair of soiled shoes from top to bottom, tried to buff them with his shirt sleeve, then paid 40 pesos ($5) for his 8-year-old daughter’s present. Before Argentina’s devaluation last month, he planned to surprise her with a new pa ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 02/04/2014 - 23:59 - 0 comments

Argentina Eases Restrictions on Dollar Purchases, After Devaluation

Argentina's government allowed its beleaguered peso to slide farther against the U.S. currency on Friday, saying it would ease limits on the purchase of dollars to stem a possible currency crisis like the one that hammered the country in 2001-2002, ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/26/2014 - 22:33 - 0 comments

Argentina Says Paris Club Debt Restructuring Could Take Months

A final accord on Argentina’s debt with the Paris Club group of creditors could take months to negotiate and wouldn’t place the country’s economic growth and social programs at risk, Economy Minister Axel Kicillof said, Bloomberg reported. Kicillof, pres ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/21/2014 - 23:35 - 0 comments

Why Eurozone Should Monitor US Supreme Court Decision On Argentina

What the US Supreme Court decides in a key court case involving Argentina and its bondholders will greatly impact how sovereign debt restructuring is done in the future, the BBC reported. The essence of the decade-long lawsuit between the country and a h ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 01/13/2014 - 23:01 - 0 comments

LATIN AMERICA UPDATE: Argentina Bondholders Are 2-0 Enforcing Their Contractual Rights

LATIN AMERICA UPDATE: Argentina Bondholders Are 2-0 Enforcing Their Contractual Rights (citation: Richard J. Corbi and Oscar N. Pinkas, Argentina Bondholders Are 2-0 Enforcing Their Contractual Rights, XXXIII ABI Journal 1, 26-27, 60, January 2014) - Richard J. Corbi and Oscar N. Pinkas ...

Resource Article - abi_editor - 01/07/2014 - 18:37 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

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