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Reports Circulate That Economy Minister To Be Replaced Again

  • Argentina's president will fire Economy Minister Silvina Batakis after just a few weeks on the job, Clarin newspaper reported on Wednesday citing official sources, as the country struggles with a growing economic crisis.
  • Fernandez is poised to name lower house Speaker Sergio Massa as the country’s new economy minister.
    • He would replace Batakis, who took office on July 4 after the abrupt resignation of Martin Guzman, the newspaper reported on Wednesday, without naming its sources.
  • Separately, the Economy Ministry are to hold the second round of a local debt sale on Thursday.

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