BCRA ex-governor Caputo will be Argentina’s economy minister

Central bank halts sales of devaluation hedge bonds

Central Bank of Argentina
Central Bank of Argentina
Banco Central de la República Argentina

Argentina’s president-elect, Javier Milei, will appoint former central bank governor Luis Caputo to be his economy minister.

Milei announced his choice in radio interviews on November 29. “Luis Caputo will be the economy minister. We had already decided this,” he said.

Milei won the second round of Argentina’s presidential election on November 19, defeating incumbent economy minister Sergio Massa. Milei has repeatedly pledged to abolish the Central Bank of Argentina (BCRA) and pave the way for

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