Argentine stocks rally on U.S. bailout plan hopes

jueves 25 de septiembre de 2008 14:16 ART

BUENOS AIRES, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Argentine stocks .MERV rose 3.45 percent in afternoon trade on Thursday on expectations the U.S. Congress could soon agree a $700 billion debt bailout plan.

The benchmark MerVal index was up at 1,712.27 points. (Reporting by Helen Popper)