Argentina: General strike announced for 6 April 2017


Clearstream Banking wishes to inform its customers of a planned 24-hour general strike called by the Argentinian General Confederation of Labour (Confederación General del Trabajo – CGT) on 6 April 2017.

So far, there are no confirmed disruptions to the financial services sector and in particular to:

  • The Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires (the stock exchange);
  • Caja de Valores (the central depository); or 
  • The Banco Central de la República Argentina (the central bank).

Clearstream Banking will continue to monitor the situation with Caja de Valores S.A., as CSD, and with its local Cash Correspondent Bank, Citibank Argentina.

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