Argentine stocks slide on global recession worries

miércoles 15 de octubre de 2008 11:16 ART

BUENOS AIRES Oct 15 (Reuters) - Argentine stocks slumped in early trade on Wednesday as growing concerns about a global recession hit global financial markets.

The MerVal index of leading shares .MERV fell more than 4 percent to 1,293.91 points minutes after trading opened. (Reporting by Walter Bianchi; Writing by Kevin Gray; Editing by Theodore d'Afflisio)