Argentine markets edge up, but worried about IMF

ARGENTINA - Argentine stocks inched higher, while the peso firmed slightly on Tuesday as the Central Bank sold dollars into the market to offset investor nervousness about a stalemate in aid talks with the IMF.

The peso closed at 3.56/3.57 per dollar in large-scale transactions in the foreign exchange market compared with Monday's close of 3.57/3.58, Reuters reported.

The Central Bank lost reserves for the first time in 10 sessions, selling $29.1 million more into the market than it earned buyi