Argentina: IMF deal mooted for Friday

ARGENTINA - A deal between Argentina and the IMF rescheduling US$14bn falling due to the multilateral agencies between now and the end of next year could be announced as soon as Friday of this week, according to a number of sources in Buenos Aires.

With economy minister Roberto Lavagna en route to Washington today for final negotiations, the suggestion that the deal will be unveiled, at least in a semi-finished version, is finding increasing currency in the Argentine capital, Latin American Ne