Argentine President Macri’s Coalition Gets Strong Support in Primary Election

Argentine President Mauricio Macri speaks during an interview in Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 8, 2016. Picture taken August 8, 2016. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

President Mauricio Macri got an unexpected show of support in a primary election Sunday, boosting the Argentine peso and local stocks on hopes that his government will push forward with plans to overhaul the country’s economy.