Court rejects Argentine bank deposit moves

ARGENTINA - Argentina's Appeals Court handed the government another setback Friday, declaring a January decision to convert bank deposits from dollars to pesos unconstitutional, it is reported.

The court also declared that the nine-month-old partial banking freeze introduced by the government of former President Fernando De la Rua was illegal, as was current President Eduardo Duhalde's decree stopping savers from filing lawsuits for six months to recover their money.

Economy Minister Roberto