The move came after President Mauricio Macri’s (right) government failed to sell new short-term bonds, leaving the government struggling to find the cash for hefty upcoming repayments

Argentina has defaulted on its debt, according to Standard & Poor’s, the rating agency, after it announced plans to delay payments on its $101 bil(...)

President Mauricio Macri: there are concerns that he may be in denial about his election chances. Photograph: Agustin Marcarian/File photo/Reuters

Argentina’s peso resumed its slide on Wednesday as President Mauricio Macri announced a raft of emergency measures aimed at providing relief to a popu(...)

The peso weakened 30.3 per cent to a record low of 65 per US dollar on Monday. Photograph: Ricardo Ceppi/ Getty Images

Argentina’s beleaguered peso currency collapsed on Monday and inflation was expected to rise as voters flirted with a return to interventionist econom(...)

Christine Lagarde said the “more adverse international market conditions” had not been “fully anticipated” when the IMF and Argentina reached the deal in June. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Argentina’s central bank on Thursday raised its benchmark interest rate to 60 per cent from 45 per cent in a bid to control inflation running at more (...)

 Argentinian president Mauricio Macri greets supporters at the Cambiemos headquarters in Buenos Aires on Sunday. Photograph: David Fernandez/EPA

Candidates allied with Argentine president Mauricio Macri enjoyed sweeping victories in Sunday’s mid-term election, strengthening his position in Cong(...)

 Corruption charges have long swirled around Cristina  Fernandez and her husband. File photograph: David Fernandez/EPA

Former Argentine president Cristina Fernandez was indicted on Tuesday on charges she ran a corruption scheme with a public works secretary who was arr(...)

The facade of the finance ministry in Buenos Aires, Argentina. New president Mauricio Macri hopes to get Latin America’s third biggest economy growing again

Argentina burst back onto the global financial stage yesterday with its first sovereign bond offer since the country’s 2002 default, hoping to pave th(...)

Mossack Fonseca’s office in Panana. The firm has branches in Hong Kong, Miami, Zurich and more than 35 other places around the globe . The firm is one of the world’s top creators of shell companies, corporate structures that can be used to hide ownership of assets.

A massive leak of documents exposes the offshore holdings of 12 current and former world leaders and reveals how associates of Russian President Vlad(...)

Mossack Fonseca’s office in Panama: Files show client roster that includes drug dealers, Mafia members, corrupt politicians and tax evaders - and wrongdoing galore

Mossack Fonseca & Co. had a problem in Vegas. Legal papers filed in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas claimed that the Panama-based law firm had(...)

US president Barack Obama with his Argentinian counterpart Mauricio Macri at the Casa Rosada presidential palace in Buenos Aires on Wednesday. Photograph:  Natacha Pisarenko/AFP/Getty Images

US president Barack Obama met Argentina’s new centre-right leader Mauricio Macri on Wednesday on a visit to reset diplomatic relations and strengthen (...)

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