August 13, 2018 / 4:31 PM / in 4 months

Argentina to increase benchmark interest rate to 45 pct -central bank

Aug 13 (Reuters) - Argentina increased its benchmark interest rate to 45 percent from 40 percent, the central bank said on Monday, after the peso currency tumbled in response to a local corruption scandal and Turkey’s currency crisis.

Reporting by Scott Squires

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