June 19, 2013
Merval edges up
The panel of leading stocks index edged up 1.3 percent to 3,460.04 points. It has climbed 2.9 percent so far in 2011.Argentina's country-risk meanwhile dropped 1.13 percent to 524 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.
The American currency traded for ARS$4.045/ARS$4, with no change to the previous closing price in the main banks and foreign exchange houses in Buenos Aires downtown.
The main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance edged up 1.8 percent to 65,775.66 points. It has dropped 5.1 percent so far in 2011.
Meanwhile, the US dollar fell 0.2 percent to R$1.667 on the local spot market.