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(...)

Michael Hasenstab,  the star manager at California-based Franklin Templeton, has been one of the biggest buyers of Argentine debt

Bond funds run by Michael Hasenstab, one of the fixed income market’s biggest investors, lost nearly $1.8 billion (€1.6 billion) in a single day durin(...)

Argentina’s former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, currently a vice-presidential candidate, casting her vote in Rio Gallegos, Santa Cruz province on Sunday. Photograph: Walter Diaz/AFP/Getty Images

Argentina’s populist Peronist movement is poised for a spectacular return to power later this year after it registered a crushing victory in an electi(...)

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(...)

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