Tag Archives: Mauricio Macri

Argentina’s delicate balancing

President Mauricio Macri’s economic inheritance was toxic; his policy of gradual fiscal realignment looks like it will lead to success in this year’s crucial mid-term elections, but the country desperately needs investment to maintain the transition. Let me answer in … Continue reading

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Supervielle flying in Argentina

Grupo Supervielle is set to continue its rapid, above-industry-average growth in 2017, according to Milton Migotti, head of international trade and financial institutions. The banking group was the first Argentine financial institution to take advantage of improved investor sentiment about … Continue reading

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Argentina’s Prat-Gay becomes Macri’s fall guy

The surprise resignation of Argentina’s finance minister Alfonso Prat-Gay at the end of December is a sign of president Mauricio Macri’s increasing nervousness ahead of this year’s crucial mid-term elections. The president asked Prat-Gay to leave and has split the … Continue reading

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Argentina’s banks preparing for new Macri era

Argentina’s banking system awaits the liberalization of the country’s tight banking regulation in 2016 after the election of Mauricio Macri as president. However, while the removal of some of the key components of the financial system’s regulation will be a … Continue reading

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Macri sets out to defuse Cristina’s bomb

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has left a toxic legacy for newly elected president Mauricio Macri. Asset prices were buoyed by his election victory the mid-term outlook for the Argentine economy is brimming with potential, but he must get through the … Continue reading

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Searching for certainties in an optimistic Argentina

On visiting Buenos Aires to research a Euromoney article about Argentina’s financial system, capital markets activity and macro-economic environment, two things soon become clear. The first is that while people are happy – keen even – to take meetings, nearly … Continue reading

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