New Argentine governor unlikely to press for independence


Argentina's president, Cristina Kirchner, yesterday replaced the central bank governor and installed an economy minister who "rejects the merits of an independent central bank", according to one expert commentator.

The president emerged yesterday from a spell in hospital and immediately conducted a reshuffle of the country's top economic policy-makers – replacing Mercedes Marcó del Pont as the head of the central bank with Carlos Fábrega, until now the chief executive of commercial bank Banco

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