Argentina inflation set to reheat despite battle to curb prices

Analysts polled by Reuters forecast inflation in a range between 2.7% and 3.4%.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina's inflation rate is expected to have reheated in September, according to a Reuters poll of analysts, heaping pressure on the Peronist government as it looks to keep prices down ahead of crucial midterm elections in November.

The country's consumer price index is likely to rise 2.9%, according to the median estimate of 18 local and foreign analysts surveyed, compared to a 2.5% increase the month before, breaking a downward trend in recent months.

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