Joined by Buenos Aires province mayors, provincial governors and representatives of the Justicialist Party (PJ), Cristina Kirchner assumed the responsibility of conducting the opposition sector that will challenge the Mauricio Macri administration in the upcoming years.
Buenos Aires province Cabinet Chief Alberto Pérez today considered the former presidential candidate for the ruling party Daniel Scioli "will play a leading role in politics in the next years.”
Almost two months after the official deadline, the Buenos Aires City government submitted a 2016 Budget bill to be considered by the Legislature, projecting a 26 percent inflation rate, a 26 percent hike for property tax and an average exchange rate at 12 pesos to the US dollar.
New gov’t rejects rumours
President-elect Mauricio Macri has denied speculation that his incoming administration plans to summarily suspend export duties on soybeans for 90 days, in what was billed as a move to increase the dwindling foreign currency reserves held by the Central Bank.
The Central Bank may soon start getting a significant influx of cash from grain exporters, who have increased their hoarding over the last few weeks with the expectation of higher profitability on the horizon.
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Pope Francis flew into Kenya today at the start of an African tour during which he will address the continent's fast-growing Catholic congregation and seek to heal divisions between Christians and Muslims.• Gays pressure Pope ahead of African tour
Islamic State claimed responsibility today for an attack on a Tunisian presidential guard bus, an official statement from the group said.• Curfew and state of emergency imposed in Tunisia after bus bombing
Russia sent an advanced missile system to Syria today to protect its jets operating there and pledged its air force would keep flying missions near Turkish air space, sounding a defiant note after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet.• Turkey downs Russian warplane near Syria border, Moscow denies airspace violation
Key players in the world’s finances are at their most optimistic in a long time regarding Argentina’s business possibilities following Mauricio Macri’s win in Sunday’s presidential runoff.
Wall Street held onto meager gains in subdued trading today, underpinned by healthcare and consumer stocks after a flood of data suggested the US economy was growing modestly.
French President Francois Hollande said today the United States and France have agreed to step up strikes in Syria and Iraq to target Islamic State militants after the deadly November 13 attacks in Paris.
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The so called “blue” dollar was dropping 12 cents to 15.12 pesos, ámbito.com reported. Yesterday, greenbacks in the informal market closed the session on the rise after climbing five cents.