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Argentina Election Should Result In Cheaper Wine

November 22, 2015

A change of government looks like offering the hard-pressed wine industry a ray of hope.

Argentina Bond Bulls Predict World-beating 2015 Returns

January 6, 2015

Credit Suisse Group AG and Barclays Plc recommend investors buy the nation’s foreign-currency debt securities as elections in October are likely to usher in a government that will revive the economy and repair relations with creditors.

5 Of The World's Best Places To Buy A Second Home In The Sun

January 6, 2015

Here are five places where you could get a great deal on a second home in the sun, a holiday escape that you could rent out when you're not using it yourself, or retirement digs all your own in the Shangri-la that's calling your name.  Each of these places also qualifies as a top retirement option for 2015...consider vineyard opportunities, specifically in Mendoza, one of the best places in the world to embrace life among the vines.

Asian Buyers Push Up Vineyard Prices

January 5, 2015

According to Knight Frank’s Global Vineyard Index 2014, wealthy Asians are broadening their search for wine estates, driving major price hikes. The price of a “lifestyle” vineyard – that is, between 2-15 hectares in size – rose by an average of 4.5% in the year to June 2014.

Central Bank: Argentina May 'normalize' Currency In 2015

December 19, 2014

Argentina's central bank chief, Alejandro Vanoli, said on Friday that the government would look to begin gradually normalizing its currency exchange market in 2015.

Hedge Fund Brevan Howard Launches Argentina Fund - Sec Filing

December 18, 2014

Brevan Howard, one of Europe's biggest hedge fund managers, has launched a fund to invest in Argentinean assets, a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission showed.

Honda To Invest $29.5 Million In Argentina

October 29, 2014

Japanese automaker Honda said it plans to invest 250 million pesos ($29.5 million) to launch production of its new HR-V mini SUV in Argentina.

Argentina A Great Buying Opportunity: Morgan Creek's Yusko

October 29, 2014

Argentina's ongoing debt worries and soaring inflation might be scaring some investors away, but those very factors make the South American country appealing, Mark Yusko, head of the $4 billion Morgan Creek Capital Management, said on Wednesday.

Too Early To Fall For Argentina

October 25, 2014

Some sophisticated hedge funds see an opportunity as the political leadership changes in 2015. It’s much too early for most investors.

South Korea To Invest $230 Million In Argentina

October 24, 2014

South Korean multinational Posco will invest $230 million in a lithium mining project in the northwestern Argentine province of Jujuy, Cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich said Friday.

Chinese Loan To Argentina Is Expected In November

October 19, 2014

A multibillion-dollar currency swap between Argentina and China will launch in November, bolstering the South American country's diminished foreign reserves, the central bank chief was quoted as saying in a local paper on Sunday.

Argentina Is On The Verge Of A Huge Boom In Shale Oil Fracking

October 14, 2014

Argentina could be the forefront of the next shale oil revolution, according to a report Morgan Stanley published today. Of all the areas analyzed, the Latin American country displays the most favourable conditions, and the lowest investment costs.

Brazilian And Chinese Banks Support For Argentina In Bonds Litigation Confirmed

October 8, 2014

Brazil’s PTG Pactual Bank and the China Construction Bank are at the forefront of the initiative to buy up the 1.6 billion dollars of debt which Argentina owes “holdouts” NML-Elliott and Aurelius, according to a report from Buenos Aires Ambito Financiero, the country's leading financial newspaper.

Sizzling: Argentina's Stock Market Is Up 100%

September 10, 2014

Argentina's Merval Index (MERV) has skyrocketed almost 100% this year -- the highest of any stock market in the world. It includes many of the largest companies in the country such as Telecom Argentina and Energy Petrobras, along with banks and a steel maker.

Starbucks To Invest $20 Million In 2015

August 31, 2014

The holding company behind the rapid expansion of the Starbucks coffee shop franchise has announced plans to invest a futher US$ 20 million in Argentina in 2015 as part of an expansion plan.“In 2015 we hope to open about 20 new Starbucks and Burger King storefronts, with an investment about of US$20 million and above else, the creation of about 1,000 jobs,” said Fabián Gosselin.

Billionaire Soros Becomes The Fourth Largest Holder Of Ypf Shares

August 16, 2014

George Soros’s 28 billion family office boosted its stake in YPF SA, making Argentina’s largest oil company its biggest U.S.-traded stock holding in the second quarter. Soros Fund Management LLC added 8.47 million shares of YPF, according to a regulatory filing Thursday, bringing its total position to 3.5% of the company’s American depositary receipts.

Soros Doubles Ypf Stake In Argentina’s Nascent Shale Boom

August 15, 2014

George Soros’s $28 billion family office more than doubled its stake in YPF SA, making the state-controlled oil producer its biggest U.S.-traded stock holding two years after Argentina seized control of the company.

Don't Cry For Argentina, Buy Argentina

August 11, 2014

Recently, investor attention has been drawn to a less-familiar South American country — Argentina. With a seemingly certain default looming, concern is that the contagion will spread to other bond and equity markets. Just how grim is the situation though? Most media outlets have painted a very bleak picture for Argentina's future, but in reality, things may turn out better than expected.

Argentina Etf Assets Triple As Traders Look Past Default

August 7, 2014

Investors added $24.6 million to the only Argentina-focused exchange-traded fund in the last three weeks, tripling its size amid speculation the country will weather the fallout from its second default in 13 years.

Hedge Funds Bet On Argentine Recovery By Piling Into Stocks

July 31, 2014

Some of the world’s largest hedge funds have been snapping up Argentine stocks, betting on an economic recovery in the country even though it defaulted on its debt for the second time in 13 years.

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