What you need to know: the dollar calms down after Silvina Batakis’s announcements; the Financial Information Unit requested the acquittal of Cristina Kirchner, and was rejected by the opposition; world air traffic collapsed after the pandemic; Roger Federer is out of the ATP ranking for the first time in 25 years
- The dollar calmed down after Silvina Batakis’s announcements: The Minister of Economy anticipated the movement of the markets with a series of announcements prior to the opening this morning. The parallel fell 5 pesos to close at 268 pesos for sale in the city of Buenos Aires, but Argentine stocks and bonds closed this Monday with losses.
- The FIU requested the acquittal of Cristina Kirchner in the Vialidad case: The body, which depends on the Executive Power, said that none of the accusations against her, Julio De Vido, or Lázaro Báez were proven. The vice president, accused of having been the head of an alleged illicit association that allowed Báez to expand his properties, followed the case connected via Zoom from her Senate office.
- Opposition rejection of the FIU’s request for acquittal of Cristina Kirchner: from the opposition they see a “strategy of impunity” and describe it as obscene. In addition, he targeted the official in charge of the anti-money laundering agency, Juan Carlos Otero, who turned the role of the entity, which went from investigating and providing evidence to maintaining that the crime does not exist.
- World air traffic collapsed after the pandemic: Today, more than 10,000 delayed flights and 1,700 cancellations were recorded at airports around the world. After problems at US air terminals during travel for the July 4 celebrations, Asia and Europe have now become the epicenter of delays.
- Roger Federer dropped out of the ATP ranking for the first time in almost 25 years: The Swiss has not competed officially for more than a year, so his name does not appear in the classification. His admission had been in September 1997, when he was 16 years old.
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