Argentine stocks open strongly after mid-term vote

lunes 29 de junio de 2009 11:11 ART

BUENOS AIRES, June 29 (Reuters) - Argentine stocks .MERV rose 1.17 percent in early trade on Monday following the ruling party's poor showing in a mid-term election on Sunday.

The MerVal index of leading stocks traded up at 1,598.62. (Reporting by Jorge Otaola and Helen Popper; Editing by James Dalgleish)