ARGENTINA DAYBOOK: Government Releases July’s Consumer Prices

Argentina’s statistics agency releases July’s consumer price index today. Prices rose 9.9 percent from a year earlier, according to the median estimate of seven economists surveyed by Bloomberg.

ECONOMY/COMMODITIES:

* The statistics agency releases July’s consumer price index at 4 p.m. local time.

* The Agricultural Ministry releases its weekly crop report this afternoon.

EQUITIES:

* The Merval (MERVAL) Index fell 3.2 percent to 2,381.22 yesterday. Petrobras Argentina SA fell the most, losing 8.5 percent to 64.9 pesos.

MARKETS:

* The peso was little changed at 4.5985 per dollar. The peso in the unregulated market rose 3.6 percent to 6.2972 per dollar.

* Warrants linked to economic growth fell 0.3 percent to 10.45 cents.

To contact the reporter on this story: Eliana Raszewski in Buenos Aires at eraszewski@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Philip Sanders at psanders@bloomberg.net

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