Argentina clinches IMF debt rollover deal

Argentina clinched a watershed debt rollover deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday after a year of tortuous negotiations, gaining breathing space to find a way out of its worst ever financial crisis.

The IMF said its board would review the accord -- a short-term deal to roll over $6.6 billion in debt Argentina owes the fund through August, part of it for three to five years -- in the next few days.

The lender typically only takes agreements to a vote at its executive boar