Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

Pedro Ladeira/AFP via Getty Images

The warrants jumped 13 percent to a high this year of 8.1 cents yesterday after Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said on July 17 the economy grew 7.8 percent in May from a year earlier, exceeding economists’ estimates for 5.9 percent.