The winner in Santa Fe gubernatorial elections is still up in the air, but last Sunday’s primaries already made one thing clear: 2019 will be a much weaker year than 2015
The decision to free up all of the Central Bank’s firepower represented a twist in the policies agreed between the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Argentina.
Argentina's consumer price index could post its highest yearly figure since the comedown from the 1989 and 1990 hyper-inflation episodes.
President Mauricio Macri’s late bid to contain inflation ahead of election season has raised eye-brows due to similarities with Kirchnerista policies.
Even though six provincial elections have already taken place, their results make it difficult to reach conclusions about whom Argentines will choose in October.
Household income figures released last week by the INDEC statistics bureau showed that income dropped for all social strata over the last quarter, but did so more strongly for the poorest, meaning that income inequality also grew during that time period.
The Central Bank has been holding down the Argentine peso’s fort while it waits for fresh US dollars to come from a new tranche of IMF loans and a potentially record-breaking grain harvest.