Argentine stocks close up 10 percent amid rally

viernes 19 de septiembre de 2008 17:07 ART
 

BUENOS AIRES, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Argentine stocks closed 10.24 percent higher on Friday, marking their biggest one-day jump since January 2002 as global markets rallied on optimism over a U.S. financial rescue plan.

The MerVal .MERV benchmark index ended at 1,662.52 points. (Reporting by Jorge Otaola; Writing by Hilary Burke)