Argentina’s Peso Falls 0.1% in Early Buenos Aires Trading

Argentina’s currency fell after presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro said last night President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was diagnosed with thyroid cancer.

The peso weakened 0.1 percent to 4.2990 per dollar at 10:18 a.m. Buenos Aires time.

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