The following companies had unusual price changes in Argentine trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and share prices are as of the close in Buenos Aires.
The Merval (MERVAL) Index retreated 0.7 percent to 2,665.2.
Longvie SA (LONG) rose 3.6 percent to 2.28 pesos, the most in a week. The Argentine producer of household appliances posted profit of 23.1 million pesos ($5.3 million) in 2011, a 68 percent increase from the 13.8 million-peso profit reported in 2010.
Tenaris SA (TS) advanced 0.5 percent to 99.5 pesos, its third day of gains. The world’s largest producer of seamless steel tubes used in the oil industry rose in line with crude prices.
YPF SA (YPFD) fell 3.8 percent to 133.5 pesos, snapping a three-day winning streak. The largest Argentine oil company delayed a decision on its dividend payments during a board meeting today, the company said in a regulatory filing yesterday.
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