Argentina economy: From comeback kid to turbulence
Argentina has been called the comeback kid of the global economy. Over the past two years its business-friendly President, Mauricio Macri, has been praised as the man to put the country on the right track to a brighter financial future. But last week, its currency was at an all-time low and its treasury minister travelled to Washington to strike a deal with the International Monetary Fund. Where did it all go wrong?
How did the crisis start? Argentina has been plagued by economic problems for years but the commodities boom of the past decades helped the country repay the money it owed to... read more
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