Argentine President Appoints New Finance Minister
Argentinean President Mauricio Macri has appointed Buenos Aires Provincial Minister of Economy Hernan Lacunsa as head of the country's Finance Ministry.
The Argentine leader announced this on his Twitter page.
“I called on Hernan Lacuns to lead the Ministry of Finance. Until today, he served as minister in the province of Buenos Aires, where he did a great job, ”wrote Macri.
Convoqué a Hernán Lacunza para dirigir el Ministerio de Hacienda. Hasta hoy se desempeñaba como ministro en la provincia de Buenos Aires, donde hizo un gran trabajo. Su capacidad y trayectoria son reconocidas ampliamente. Confío en que es la persona indicada para esta nueva etapa- Mauricio Macri (@mauriciomacri) August 18, 2019
Earlier, Nicholas Duchovny announced that he was resigning from the post of head of the Ministry of Finance of Argentina.
On August 12, the index of the Argentinean exchange Merval fell by a record 37.93% - up to 27 529.38 points.