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The official dollar was sold at $8,02 and the parallel closed at $11,70

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The official dollar was sold at $8,02 and the parallel closed at $11,70

Following announcements done by Kiciloff and Capitanich, the official dollar suffered an increase of 23 cents, while the parallel lower from $12.75 (yesterday’s close) to $ 11.70, almost a peso. The Central Bank, meanwhile, had to sell US$ 160 million to contain the rise.

Rafael Nadal defeated Roger Federer and advanced to the final of the Australian Open

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Rafael Nadal defeated Roger Federer and advanced to the final of the Australian Open

In a clash of titans, Rafael Nadal defeated Roger Federer 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 and 6-3 to advance to the Australia Open final. On Sunday, the Spanish will face Federer’s compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka. The victory over the Swiss was the twenty-third in thirty three games against the best ever.

Purchases donde abroad with credit cards will have a tax of 20%

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Purchases donde abroad with credit cards will have a tax of 20%

This morning, the Minister of Economy Axel Kiciloff and Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich unveiled new regulations regarding the purchase of dollars that the government will carry on since Monday.

Luis Almagro: “The relation with Argentina is rotten”

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Luis Almagro: “The relation with Argentina is rotten”

Last September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay, Luis Almagro, authorized the Finnish company UPM to increase the production of pulp in Botnia factory. After the decision, led by President Jose Mujica, Almagro said “is all rotten in the relation with Argentina.” The forecast was accurate.

In video: the highest water slide in the world

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In video: the highest water slide in the world

The highest water slide in the world is called Verruckt, which means “crazy” in German. It will be opened to the public in mid-2014 in the park Schlitterbahn, Kansas City.

Catamarca: The overflowing of a river caused four deaths and 90 evacuated

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Catamarca: The overflowing of a river caused four deaths and 90 evacuated

At least four people have been killed as a result of flooding of the Ambato River in the province of Catamarca, overnight Thursday. According to local reports, the victims were two children, a teenager and an adult, while the incident has caused at least 90 evacuees. The identities of the deceased were not widespread yet, […]

Route 2: A bus overturned and left 1 dead and 28 injured

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Route 2: A bus overturned and left 1 dead and 28 injured

A passenger bus bound for the Atlantic Coast overturned at kilometer 58 of Route 2 and left one dead and 28 wounded. The bus belonging to the Hermanos Álvarez company was bound for Miramar, overturned when it took a curve at high speed while a drizzle occurred in the zone. The victim was a 52 […]

Kicillof: “We seek to give some certainty in the main variables”

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Kicillof: “We seek to give some certainty in the main variables”

The Economy Minister Axel Kicillof said the new measures of authorize the purchase of dollars to hoarding, “seeks to provide some certainty in the main variables.” “We had a very strong speculative attack. Yesterday suddenly the dollar was traded at $ 7.2 and at 12:20 there was an order to buy dollars for $ 8.4 […]

After the announcements, the dollar is trading at 8.2 pesos

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After the announcements, the dollar is trading at 8.2 pesos

The official dollar opened in a new day with strong gains in the currency market trading at $ 8.2. After climbing 15% in the last two days, the currency reporting on his slate the National Bank rose 21 cents to $ 8 for sale on opening day and then rose another 20 cents over the […]

Jorge Capitanich: “We decided to authorize the purchase of dollars for tenure and savings”

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Jorge Capitanich: “We decided to authorize the purchase of dollars for tenure and savings”

The Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich announced with the Minister of Economy Axel Kicillof that the Government will authorize from next Monday the purchase of dollars for hoarding, following the peso devaluation of 12% which took place yesterday. “This decision reflects the fact that, under the managed floating exchange rate policy, the government believes that the […]