The U.S.-listed shares of YPF SA YPF shot up 24.3% toward a one-month high in premarket trading Monday, as investors in the Argentina-based oil and gas company cheered the election of right-wing populist Javier Milei as the new president of Argentina. The stock’s rally was part of a broad gains in share of other Argentina-based companies, as the Global X MSCI Argentina ETF soared 12.2%, to put it on track to open at the highest price seen during regular-session hours since Sept. 5. Among other more-active components, shares of banker and insurer Grupo Financiero Galicia SA GGAL hiked up 14.5% and banker Grupo Supervielle SA SUPV rallied 2.5%. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
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