Argentine stocks plunge in opening trade

lunes 6 de octubre de 2008 11:12 ART

BUENOS AIRES Oct 6 (Reuters) - Argentine stocks sank nearly 5 percent on Monday in opening trade, tracking losses in global markets.

The MerVal index of leading shares .MERV traded down 4.86 percent at 1,439.13 points. (Reporting by Walter Bianchi and Hilary Burke, Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)