Buenos Aires governor and Victory Front presidential candidate Daniel Scioli used a rally to hit out against opponents of the government, whom he accused of using both the judicial system and the economy to try and discredit the current administration.
Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman has sent two letters, one to US Secretary of State John Kerry and the other one to EU Foreign Affairs representative Federica Mogherini, asking them to confirm whether sanctions against Iranian former Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi will be lifted, following the newly signed agreements with Iran.
Economy Minister and lawmaker candidate for the Victory Front Axel Kicillof today blasted what he called the “devaluation club” and urged businessmen, bankers and industry leaders to “avoid talking about a foreign exchange market slowdown because it disturbs people.”
The US economy and job market continue to strengthen, the Federal Reserve said today, leaving the door open for a possible interest rate hike when central bank policymakers next meet in September.
US stocks finished stronger today after the US Federal Reserve said the economy and job market continued to strengthen and left its key interest rate unchanged.• China stocks bounce back as intervention restores stability
Central Bank governor Alejandro Vanoli affirmed the financial entity "has the level of reserves to avoid any maneuver” seeking to fluster the foreign exchange market and create “instability” ahead of the presidential elections.
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Russia has vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine.
According to the INDEC statistics bureau, shopping center sales have increased 12.7 percent in June compared to the same month of 2014, while supermarket sales have grown 6.6% in the same period.
The economy of regional powerhouse Brazil will likely contract 1.5 percent, while Mexico is seen growing 2.4 percent, the Santiago-based Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean said. ECLAC estimates Argentina will grow 0.7 percent in 2015.
The US dollar today edged up half a cent to 9.195 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies, while the so called "blue" dollar was down one cent at 14.94 pesos in underground houses, after climbing 30 cents yesterday, according to ámbito.com.
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Afghanistan has assured that Mullah Omar, the elusive leader of the Taliban movement fighting to topple the government, died more than two years ago.
Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández discussed with the press the labour conflict affecting the 60 Bus Line service, saying he hoped the situation to be resolved “politically, without an injured and without a dead.”• Border Guards violently evict protesters
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