Sources challenge role of IMF led Argentina panel

ARGENTINA - Insiders close to the talks currently being held suggest the real purpose of the panel of wise men picked by the IMF to help Argentina is not to give economic advice but rather to decide how to allocate the huge losses incurred by Argentina's banking system and to rebuild the system.

Argentine television reported further details of the visit on Thursday. The three-day tour of the team of current and former bankers appointed by the IMF to advice the Argentine government ended yester