opinion and analysis

AS I SEE IT

Macri picks the wrong opposition

Lately, there have been signs that a growing proportion of the country’s politicians are coming to the conclusion that it would be helpful if they returned to the real world.

Today 02:50 PM

G20 LEADERS IN BUENOS AIRES

Macri’s got a lot to lose from the G20 summit

On the face of it, Argentina’s president has a lot more to lose as he hosts the likes of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, with the domestic economy in the midst of a painful economic crisis and the global agenda more focused on how to deal with protectionism.

Today 09:34 AM

ECONOMIC QUESTIONS

The boys from Brazil

Bolsanaro’s approach to Mercosur certainly proposes to shake things up regionally but falls short of being a ‘Braxit’ from the bloc.

Saturday 3 November, 2018

ECONOMIC QUESTIONS

Cause I’m the taxman

Last month’s trade surplus was certainly welcome news after 20 months in the red – the result of recession and devaluation rather than the protectionism espoused by Donald Trump.

Saturday 27 October, 2018

ECONOMIC QUESTIONS

Off and running before it can walk

Policy is more monetarist than ever when any claim to Central Bank independence has lost all credibility with last month’s abrupt exit of Luis Caputo.

Saturday 6 October, 2018

AS I SEE IT

Between the IMF and the markets

Having stumped up what by most standards is a sizeable amount of money, the IMF assumes it should have a say in what Macri’s government does with it.

Saturday 29 September, 2018

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