Argentine stocks soar 14 pct after Monday holiday

martes 14 de octubre de 2008 11:35 ART

BUENOS AIRES Oct 14 (Reuters) - Argentine stocks .MERV rallied more than 14 percent in early trade on Tuesday due to the improved global context. Argentine markets were closed on Monday for a national holiday.

The benchmark MerVal index was up 14.42 percent at 1,391.42 points. (Reporting by Jorge Otaola; Writing by Helen Popper; Editing by Theodore d'Afflisio)