^MERV - MERVAL

Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires Delayed Price. Currency in USD
29,550.48
-47.70 (-0.16%)
As of 1:55PM ART. Market open.
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Previous Close29,598.18
Open29,816.50
Volume0
Day's Range29,469.08 - 30,100.66
52 Week Range24,618.09 - 35,461.52
Avg. Volume0
  • Reuters4 days ago

    Argentina to shrink short-term Lebac debt as peso ends week higher

    Argentina's central bank said on Friday it would issue new publicly traded short-term notes next week in a bid to scale back some of its debt obligations by the end of the year. The bank said it would offer on Tuesday between 100 billion and 150 billion in peso-denominated short-term debt, known as Lebac, to offset an estimated 230 billion pesos in notes set to expire on the same day. The central bank's said in a statement its current stock of Lebac debt totals around 340 billion pesos ($18 billion).

  • Reuters4 days ago

    Argentina's peso strengthens in midmorning trading

    Argentina's peso currency strengthened 1.66 percent in mid-morning trading on Friday to 36.05 per U.S. dollar, according to traders. Argentina's Merval stock index also rose more than 4.0 percent on opening....

  • Reuters5 days ago

    EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX rises on dollar weakness; stocks track Wall St lower

    A dented dollar lent support to most Latin American currencies on Thursday, with the Argentine peso firming for the seventh session in nine, while regional stock markets mirrored the gloom on Wall Street. ...

  • Reuters5 days ago

    EMERGING MARKETS-Most Latam currencies firm as dollar eases on U.S. data

    Most Latin American currencies firmed on Thursday, with Mexico's peso rising for the first time in four sessions, as the dollar eased and as a lower-than-expected reading on U.S. inflation signaled the ...

  • Reuters18 days ago

    EMERGING MARKETS-Argentina peso sinks on IMF deal doubts, NAFTA boosts Mexico peso

    BUENOS AIRES/SAO PAULO, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Argentina's currency sank on Friday in panic a new monetary policy framework agreed between the government and the International Monetary Fund is too rigid, while Mexico's peso jumped as the market awaited details of the new U.S.-Mexico NAFTA trade deal. The IMF agreed on Wednesday to increase its three-year lending program with Argentina by $7 billion to $57 billion total, on the condition the central bank halt full-scale interventions to support the ailing peso. "Our first impression is that the new monetary policy is extremely rigid and creates great risks for economic activity, especially if annual inflation surpasses 40 percent in September," a report from SBS consultancy said.

  • Emerging-Market Currencies Ride Out Fed Hike, Trade-Row Escalation
    Bloomberg18 days ago

    Emerging-Market Currencies Ride Out Fed Hike, Trade-Row Escalation

    Emerging-market currencies rounded off a winning month, defying the prospect of further rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, as more developing-nation central banks deployed tighter monetary policies to backstop local markets. Trade tension between China and the U.S. escalated as some $200 billion of Chinese products became subject to U.S. tariffs on Sept. 24, on top of $50 billion of existing levies.

  • Reuters20 days ago

    EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil, Mexico currencies firm as Fed hikes U.S. rates

    Brazil and Mexico's currencies firmed on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates and left intact plans to steadily tighten monetary policy, while strong polling by a market-friendly ...

  • Reuters21 days ago

    Argentina central banker resigns as IMF talks near conclusion

    Argentina's central bank governor unexpectedly resigned on Tuesday in the midst of negotiations with the International Monetary Fund, upsetting President Mauricio Macri's efforts to restore investor confidence and sending the peso sliding. Luis Caputo's resignation after just three months in the role came as a nationwide strike by unions shuttered public transit and ports across Argentina in protest at runaway inflation and austerity measures imposed by Macri to shore up government finances. Former Economic Policy Secretary Guido Sandleris, an economist with a doctorate from Columbia University, was named as Caputo's replacement.

  • Investors Look Past Trade War Amid Risk-On Sentiment: EM Review
    Bloomberg25 days ago

    Investors Look Past Trade War Amid Risk-On Sentiment: EM Review

    Emerging-market stocks, currencies and bonds were unfazed by an escalation in the U.S.-China trade dispute, rising for a second week as the dollar retreated. The Chinese yuan had its first weekly gain this month as Premier Li Keqiang said the country won’t devalue its currency in order to make its exports more competitive amid trade tension with the U.S.

  • Reuters26 days ago

    EMERGING MARKETS-Argentina peso, stocks rise on IMF talks

    Argentina's peso and benchmark equities index rose sharply on Thursday amid optimism over negotiations between the country's government and the International Monetary Fund, as well as central bank measures ...

  • Trump's Congrats to S&P 500 Comes at Awkward Time
    Bloomberg26 days ago

    Trump's Congrats to S&P 500 Comes at Awkward Time

    U.S. stocks rose to a new record on Thursday, prompting President Donald Trump to mark the occasion with a tweet that, in part, said "Congratulations USA!" That's all well and good, but what investors really care about is relative performance, as in how one asset, security or market is performing or valued relative to others. In that sense, U.S. stocks are suddenly falling short. Although the S&P 500 Index has gained about 1.50 percent since Sept. 11, the MSCI All-Country World Index of equities excluding those from the U.S. has jumped 3.71 percent.

  • Reuterslast month

    EMERGING MARKETS-Argentine peso down on doubts over intervention, IMF talks

    Argentine equities and the peso both lost ground on Monday as analysts said intervention in the foreign exchange market by the nation's central bank may prove less successful than originally hoped. Traders ...

  • Emerging-Market Stocks Were Pummeled This Week
    Bloomberglast month

    Emerging-Market Stocks Were Pummeled This Week

    The selloff pummeling emerging market currencies shifted to stocks as contagion concerns weighed on risk assets and President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $267 billion of Chinese goods.

  • Reuterslast month

    IMF aims for quick conclusion to Argentina talks, peso climbs

    WASHINGTON/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The IMF said on Thursday that it aimed to wrap up negotiations with Argentina to strengthen a $50 billion (38.65 billion pounds)financing deal as soon as possible, as markets showed some optimism on Argentine assets for a second day straight. Talks in Washington include Argentina's standby financing deal as well as "the potential of other forms of financing" for Latin America's third largest economy, IMF spokesman Gerry Rice said, without offering specifics. Argentina signed a $50 billion standby deal with the Fund in June.

  • Reuterslast month

    EMERGING MARKETS-Argentine equities rebound as IMF talks provoke cautious optimism

    Argentine equities jumped almost 5 percent on Thursday amid tentative optimism about ongoing talks between the government and International Monetary Fund, though traders warned the gains were fragile. ...

  • Reuterslast month

    EMERGING MARKETS-Argentina stocks, peso rebound as IMF talks stir optimism

    Argentina's benchmark stock index jumped more than 4 percent on Wednesday and the peso currency appreciated after the government raised the prospect of a new deal with the International Monetary Fund after ...

  • Reuterslast month

    Argentina confident about new deal with IMF, peso rises

    BUENOS AIRES/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Argentina's economy minister sounded upbeat on Wednesday about clinching a new deal with the International Monetary Fund after two days of talks in Washington, and said had sought U.S. support for securing approval from the IMF's board. Economy Minister Nicolas Dujovne said he believed a deal to release early disbursements from a $50 billion standby loan agreement with the IMF could be put to its board by the end of the month, helping to shore up investor confidence in Latin America's third-largest economy. Argentina has already received $15 billion from the credit line, which was agreed upon in June but has failed to clear up concerns about the country's ability to pay off its debt.

  • Reuterslast month

    EMERGING MARKETS-Argentine equities rebound as traders seek bargains

    Argentina's benchmark Merval equities index shot up almost 2 percent on Wednesday amid a relatively quiet day in the region, as traders sought buying opportunities following a multiday rout. The Merval ...

  • Crisis-hit Argentina hopes for improved IMF deal this month
    Reuterslast month

    Crisis-hit Argentina hopes for improved IMF deal this month

    Argentina's government said on Tuesday it hopes the International Monetary Fund will agree in the second half of September to a deal giving the country more financial support as it seeks to escape a deepening economic crisis. Economy Minister Nicolas Dujovne met IMF chief Christine Lagarde in Washington and said they were working together to improve a standby finance deal agreed with the IMF's executive board in June. Lagarde said Argentina and the IMF shared a common objective "to reach a rapid conclusion" to technical discussions and present a proposal to the board.

  • Reuterslast month

    Crisis-hit Argentina hopes for improved IMF deal this month

    Argentina's government said on Tuesday it hopes the International Monetary Fund will agree in the second half of September to a deal giving the country more financial support as it seeks to escape a deepening economic crisis. Economy Minister Nicolas Dujovne met IMF chief Christine Lagarde in Washington and said they were working together to improve a standby finance deal agreed with the IMF's executive board in June. Lagarde said Argentina and the IMF shared a common objective "to reach a rapid conclusion" to technical discussions and present a proposal to the board.

  • Reuters2 months ago

    EMERGING MARKETS-Argentine peso plummets further, even after rate hike

    The Argentine peso closed down 13.12 percent on Thursday even after bouncing off its session low when the central bank boosted interest rates, and the latest day of the currency's sell-off drove widespread ...

  • Reuters2 months ago

    EMERGING MARKETS-Argentine peso drops 10 pct even after rate hike

    The Argentine peso plummeted 10 percent on Thursday even after bouncing off its session low when the central bank yanked up interest rates, and the latest day of the currency's sell-off drove widespread ...

  • Reuters2 months ago

    Argentina peso closes at all-time low 30.92 per U.S. dollar

    Argentina's peso currency fell 1.42 percent to a record low close of 30.92 per dollar on Friday, weighed down by an economy slipping into recession, high inflation and uncertainty driven by corruption investigations.