LatinNews Daily - 08 January 2020

In brief: Argentina issues US$284.5m of treasury bonds

* Argentina’s economy ministry has announced that it has raised Ar$17bn (US$284.5m) via a sale of local-currency treasury bonds (Letes). The bonds were of two types: Ar$10bn at 50-day maturity at an interest rate of 40.59% and Ar$7bn with a 140-day maturity at a rate of 41.30%. In total, 292 purchase orders were received totalling Ar$46.624bn.