September 4, 2015

The method to purchase dollars for saving purposes continues to be the same, the head of ministers said explaining more than 200 million dollars have been acquired over the past days with purchases “computed the same way it was always done.”

The US dollar today rose one cent to 9.33 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices while the so called “blue” parallel exchange rate climbed four cents to 15.66 pesos in underground houses after yesterday’s 11-cent surge, á reported.

"Without industry there is no nation, there is no country nor future," the head of state told those present in an act marking Industry Day in Tecnópolis, as she defended her government's industrial record.

Let's Change candidate for president Mauricio Macri has rejected criticisms from government politicians that his policies are a repeat of those tried in the 1990s, suggesting they look closer to home to remember the decade.

A report from industry insiders revealed a 7.1 percent jump in car production over August compared to the same month last year, contrasting with a heavy fall in the amount of vehicles sold for exportation.

Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández affirmed the electoral system will not change ahead of October’s voting, accusing opposition sectors of seeking to “delegitimize” the results of the polls “because they knew they were going to lose."

Wall Street rose today after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi hinted at additional stimulus measures and ahead of a key US jobs report that may figure in the Federal Reserve's decision about when to lift interest rates.

Guatemala's Otto Pérez has resigned his presidency and turned himself in to a court  to face charges in a corruption scandal that gutted his government and plunged the country into chaos days before a presidential election.

Labour Minister Carlos Tomada is attending a meeting of the G20 in Ankara, Turkey were he considered “social dialogue” a key instrument to strengthen countries’ “economic and social development” and not to promote job market adjustments.

Hungarian police halted a train packed with migrants bound for the Austrian border and tried to force them to disembark in a town with a detention camp, a confrontation that has become a focus of Europe's migration crisis.

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Dollar (Official price) DOLLAR (Official price) $ 9,280 $ 9,330
Dollar Blue price) DOLLAR ("Blue" price) $ 15,51 $ 15,66
Euro EURO $ 10,580 $ 11,230
Pound POUND $ 14,152 $ 14,238
Merval MERVAL $ 10.990,430 $ 1,76
Dow Jones DOW JONES $ 16.374,760 $ 0,14
Bovespa BOVESPA $ 47.365,870 $ 1,94
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