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Argentina Bonds Slump as Economy Chief Criticizes IMF Proposals

  • Dollar bonds drop most since September on Guzman comments
  • Argentina has a $2.8 billion payment to the IMF in March
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Argentine dollar bonds fell the most since September after Economy Minister Martin Guzman criticized spending cuts proposed by the International Monetary Fund, highlighting the difficulties ahead in securing a new agreement. 

Notes maturing in 2041 dropped 1 cent to 32.8 cents on the dollar, the biggest decline since Sept. 20, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Credit-default swaps widened the most in five weeks.