Argentina

Alpine skiing: Course worker frustrates run of Olympian

Alpine skiing: Course worker frustrates run of Olympian

Published 09/01/2020

(Reuters) - Veteran Argentine skier Cristian Javier Simari Birkner has never had a top-25 finish on the World Cup alpine skiing circuit, and his drought [more…]

Burst of social unrest tests emerging market risk models

Burst of social unrest tests emerging market risk models

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - A wave of social unrest across developing countries this year has caught many investors off-guard and is challenging models designed to gauge [more…]

Uruguay opposition leads presidential vote- result too close to call

Uruguay opposition leads presidential vote- result too close to call

Published 25/11/2019

MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - Uruguay’s conservative opposition was on track to win a presidential election run-off against the ruling liberal party late on Sunday, but a [more…]

Crypto backed by crypto: Dai seeks to change ‘stablecoin’ game

Crypto backed by crypto: Dai seeks to change ‘stablecoin’ game

Published 18/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Some are backed by dollars. Others by gold. But this “stablecoin” isn’t tied to any major asset - it’s backed by another [more…]

‘Shadow of history’: As Peronism returns, Argentine play explores its darker roots

‘Shadow of history’: As Peronism returns, Argentine play explores its darker roots

Published 11/11/2019

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Gonzalo Demaría is fascinated by the “ghosts” of Argentina’s past, in particular the roots of Peronism, the most influential political movement [more…]

In moment of triumph, Hamilton thinks of loss

In moment of triumph, Hamilton thinks of loss

Published 04/11/2019

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - In his moment of triumph on Sunday, an emotional Lewis Hamilton reflected on loss, demons and the personal growth that led [more…]

In Argentina grains belt, farmers ready to ‘unsaddle’ as Peronists return

In Argentina grains belt, farmers ready to ‘unsaddle’ as Peronists return

Published 28/10/2019

SALADILLO, Argentina (Reuters) - There is a saying among farmers when times are hard on the Argentine Pampas: “Unsaddle the horse until the sun comes [more…]

Explainer: Argentina’s farmers have some questions for President-elect Fernandez

Explainer: Argentina’s farmers have some questions for President-elect Fernandez

Published 28/10/2019

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - Argentina’s farmers have some questions for President-elect Alberto Fernandez, after the center-left Peronist won a decisive election on Sunday, ousting [more…]

Argentine central bank cuts dollar purchase limit sharply as forex reserves tumble

Argentine central bank cuts dollar purchase limit sharply as forex reserves tumble

Published 28/10/2019

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina’s central bank announced early Monday morning it would sharply cut the amount of dollars individuals could buy, amid concerns over [more…]

Third Point confirms EssilorLuxottica stake, still talking with Sony: letter

Third Point confirms EssilorLuxottica stake, still talking with Sony: letter

Published 24/10/2019

BOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb said on Thursday his hedge fund owns a $700 million stake in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica SA and is [more…]