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Central Bank of the Republic of Argentina

The supreme monetary authority of Argentina. It issues the Argentine peso, maintains foreign currency reserves and is charged with maintaining monetary stability. It is also the lender of last resort for Argentine banks. It was established in 1935.
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For the year 2016, the Central Bank of Argentina (del Banco Central de la Republica Argentina, BCRA) was required to transfer to the Treasury approximately 2 percent of GDP out of a total government deficit of 4.
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), the United States Department of Justice, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), as well as representatives from the Argentine FIU, Cabinet of Ministers, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, Central Bank of Argentina, National Securities Commission, Federal Administration of Public Revenue, Superintendency of Insurance, Ministry of the Treasury, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship.
He also worked as an Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and as a Financial Analyst at the Central Bank of Argentina.
Third, the Central Bank of Argentina announced that it would follow an inflation-targeting regime, instead of continuing to rely mainly on seigniorage to finance the fiscal deficit.
Citi Argentina's institutional business, which serves more than 1,300 clients, has been recognized in recent industry polls for its performance in investment banking, foreign exchange, cash management services and trade finance, and for actively providing financial services to the public sector, including Citi's participation in providing financing to the Central Bank of Argentina, as well as the sovereign bond issue to pay holdouts, and for underwriting bonds for the provinces of Buenos Aires, Salta and Mendoza.
The central bank of Argentina has said that it has cut its reference rate for the seventh consecutive week.
The central bank of Argentina, Banco Central de la Republica Argentina (BCRA), in June 2014, imposed a cap of 40% on interest rates for personal loans and credit cards in an effort to increase consumer spending and to restrict lenders from charging high interest from consumers.
Argentina deposited $539 million in the indentured trustee Bank of New York Mellon's account at the Central Bank of Argentina before a June 30th coupon payment on the restructured 2033 Discount bonds.
It's related to portfolio shifts," Central Bank of Argentina President Mercedes Marco del Pont told journalists.
The Central Bank of Argentina (CBA) has said that private sector banks will be required to establish branches in poorer provinces as a precondition to receiving approval to open branches in more developed areas, reports Dow Jones.
Blejer is a former Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina.
A similar poll by the Central Bank of Argentina (BCRA) arrived at an inflation rate of 10.

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