Argentine stocks slide, mirroring global trend

lunes 22 de diciembre de 2008 18:10 ARST

BUENOS AIRES Dec 22 (Reuters) - Argentine stocks closed 4.59 percent lower on Monday in thin trade, tracking losses in other bourses amid global economic worries, traders said.

The benchmark MerVal index .MERV ended down at 1,045.56 points in a third session of losses after two weeks of gains. (Reporting by Walter Bianchi; Writing by Hilary Burke)