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Articles by Bianca Fernet

There’s a lot of commotion in the media regarding Argentina’s current mid-meltdown economic status. And while I won’t go so far as to brand it #FakeNews and attest that Argentina is a “very stable genius”, it’s a lot. And if

Bianca Fernet was “born” in 2011 out of my frustration with coverage of Argentina’s economy that I felt missed the point and demonstrated a vast chasm between reality. Frankly, everyone else didn’t know what they were talking about so I …

On Wednesday, Argentina’s economy got some unequivocally great news in the form of a decision from the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI): Argentina is now officially classified as an “emerging” market

This is big news because this seemingly arbitrary classification

If you live in Argentina, odds are you’ve had a nasty week. Multiply that by 10 if you work for the government. Whether you’re a student, here for work, or even just traveling around, this week has been marked by …

If you’re watching Argentina’s economy, it hasn’t been a banner week.

This week, Argentina had to raise its key interest rate three times to keep the Argentine peso from losing even more value against the dollar. Three interest rate hikes …

I know what you’re all thinking: Doesn’t Bianca usually write about the economy?

That’s correct; however, my economic writing is designed to break down and demystify complex topics and distill the information into something that is digestible and clear.

So …

Act III, Scene I

It’s a poetic evening in Buenos Aires. This Sunday, Argentines headed to the polls for primary elections for senators and congress members. The results allegedly give us a hint at which direction the winds of popular …

Trying to figure out what’s going on with Argentina’s Central Bank’s monetary policy right now is about as exact a science as checking out the horses as they parade around the paddock before a big race. There are clear favorites, …

Hold on to your boots, you’re about to get some economic good news from Bianca Fernet.

Last week, our President Mauricio Macri sat down with Bloomberg to get mansplained while squinting into the sun give an interview on the state …

Well it’s 2017. Here in Argentina we find ourselves awash in the bitter fruits that have sprung up from the seeds of austerity sown in 2016. Don’t get me wrong, it had to be done, but it’s definitely not something …