Argentina debates economic law change

ARGENTINA - Argentine senators are due to discuss whether to repeal a controversial law which has been putting off international lenders on Thursday.

The International Monetary Fund has said Argentina's so-called economic subversion law must be abolished before it resumes lending to the cash-starved nation.

The law, which gives judges wide powers to investigate banking practices, has led to fears that financiers could be scapegoated for the country's financial crisis.

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