Argentine markets gripped for second day by election-related fears

A man shows Argentine pesos outside a bank in Buenos Aires' financial district, Argentina August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s peso closed weaker again on Tuesday following a second day of market turmoil triggered by opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez’s landslide victory in a primary election that dealt a severe blow to President Mauricio Macri’s re-election chances. The peso closed 4.29% lower at 55.9 per U.S. dollar after touching 59 to […]

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