Argentine stocks fall 5 percent on global losses

jueves 9 de octubre de 2008 17:11 ART

BUENOS AIRES Oct 9 (Reuters) - Argentine shares .MERV closed down 5 percent on Thursday, dragged lower by losses on other international stock markets.

The MerVal index of leading shares ended at 1,287.33 points, its lowest level since April 2005. (Reporting by Walter Bianchi; Writing by Helen Popper; Editing by Leslie Adler)