RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "We must have done something wrong", lamented Argentine President Alberto Fernández in light of the defeat suffered by his coalition in the parliamentary primaries, known as PASO, which unleashed a diametrically opposite reaction in the financial market.
Rises of 17.04% in Central Puerto and 10.87% in Pampa Energía reflect the Argentine shares' euphoria started this week on Wall Street. In contrast, the Merval index rose 5.5% at a local level, the country risk fell 4%, and the blue dollar dropped 2.2% to 181 Argentine pesos per dollar, in its biggest . . .