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A primer on Argentina’s primary election

The latest polls ahead of next month’s primaries in Argentina suggest that the country could buck the regional trend by electing a more market-friendly government. In this Update we assess the economic policies proposed by key candidates. Ultimately, though, solving the country’s deep-seated problems will be a steep challenge, regardless of who next resides in the Casa Rosada. And we think the next presidential term will be characterised by a sharp fall in the peso and a sovereign debt restructuring.

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