Argentina’s statistics agency will release January’s consumer price index at 4 p.m. local time.
The institute will report a 0.8 percent increase from December, according to the median estimate of seven economists surveyed by Bloomberg.
WHAT TO WATCH:
* BBVA Banco Frances SA (FRAN), Alto Palermo SA (APSA), Cresud (CRES)Sacifya. and Quickfood SA (PATY) are among companies that are scheduled to release their fourth-quarter earnings reports during the day.
* The Agricultural Ministry releases its weekly crop report this afternoon.
* The peso was little changed yesterday at 4.3447 per dollar. The currency has declined 1 percent against the dollar this year.