Argentina Economy Minister Power in Question

Argentina Economy Minister Power in Question

Argentina

Kirchner II's new economy minister is Martín Lousteau, a 37-year old economist educated in the University of San Andrés in Argentina and the LSE. The appointment is broadly market friendly, but analysts wonder how much autonomy the current head of Banco de la Provincia de Buenos Aires will have. "The dominant view among observers is that major economic policy decisions will continue to be made by the president and a small inner circle," says Goldman Sachs. "We expect the new minister to tighten

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