[WASHINGTON] The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday formally approved a US$50 billion aid package intended to help Argentina confront inflation, budget deficits and a weakening currency.


ARGENTINE fans visiting Russia for the World Cup are keeping a wary eye on the sliding value of the peso, with some avoiding credit card spending and cutting back on unnecessary purchases.

[BUENOS AIRES] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreed with Argentina to a standby loan of US$50 billion over a three-year period, Finance Minister Nicolas Dujovne said Thursday.


THE world is not ready for another financial crisis, but another financial crisis may be ready for the world.

[WASHINGTON] International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said Thursday she is ready to aid Argentina and wants talks on a financing package to be finalised quickly.

[WASHINGTON] A former executive at German engineering giant Siemens pleaded guilty on Thursday to conspiring to pay tens of millions of dollars in bribes to officials in Argentina, the US Justice...

[CHIVILCOY, Argentina] Argentina's worst drought in decades is shriveling farmers' fields, sending grain prices soaring and forcing Bunge Ltd and other major crop processors to crush fewer...

[BUENOS AIRES] An explosion at a grains terminal in Argentina owned by China's Cofco International on Wednesday killed one employee, injured others and affected shipping activities from one of...

[BUENOS AIRES] The World Trade Organization (WTO) opened a conference Sunday under the cloud of US hostility to multilateral trade accords.

TRADE ministers will meet in Argentina with one of the traditional defenders of free markets, the US, questioning the benefits of the international rules it helped to forge.