Argentina's Fix-It Man Is Slowing Down and Investors Are Worried

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  • Macri plans to chip away gradually at deficit and inflation
  • Some analysts would prefer him to continue early shock therapy

Mauricio Macri.

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

When it comes to fixing Argentina’s ailing economy, Mauricio Macri has presented himself as a man in a hurry. In the month since he became president, he has dismantled currency controls and export tariffs, started an overhaul of the discredited statistics bureau and announced plans to resolve the country’s decade-old debt dispute within weeks. 

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