People & Profit

Peso pressure: Argentina faces new economic crisis

What went wrong in Argentina? The peso has lost half of its value against the dollar this year - and the government's been forced to slash spending and impose new taxes in an effort to balance the books. Argentina's finance minister has met IMF chief Christine Lagarde in Washington to discuss the government's request to speed up payments from its $50 billion bailout.


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