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Argentine President Mauricio Macri will announce new economic measures on Wednesday before markets open after two days of economic turmoil triggered by triggered by a primary upset by opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez, local media said.

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Argentine President Mauricio Macri will announce new economic measures on Wednesday before markets open after two days of economic turmoil triggered by triggered by a primary upset by opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez, local media said.

A landslide victory by Fernandez in Sunday's primary election dealt a severe blow to Macri's re-election chances and prompted market volatility on fears that Argentina could revert back to interventionist economic policies.

(Reporting by Cassandra Garrison)

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