Argentina stocks soar over 6 pct in global upswing

martes 28 de octubre de 2008 18:14 ARST

BUENOS AIRES Oct 28 (Reuters) - Argentine stocks .MERV rose 6.58 percent on Tuesday, lifted by a rally in other global share markets.

The benchmark MerVal index ended at 895.06 points. On Monday it closed at a five-year low due to investor jitters over a government plan to nationalize private pension funds. (Reporting by Walter Bianchi; Writing by Helen Popper)