The European Central Bank cut interest rates to a record low today to breathe life into a deteriorating euro zone economy but steered clear of more dramatic measures such as buying government bonds or flooding banks with fresh liquidity.
Flights resumed at Jorge Newbery Metropolitan Airport and Ezeiza International Airport in Buenos Aires, following a union protest led by air traffic controllers, a measure that started at the beginning of the week. The measure caused delays and cancellations in domestic and international flight.
The amount of tourists that arrived in Argentina during May dropped 4.7 percent compared to the same month in 2011 and totalled 196,681 people, according to the Indec national statistics bureau.
US stocks edged down as economic stimulus measures by major central banks failed to excite investors before a US jobs report expected to show tepid growth. European shares slipped from two-month highs to end lower.