Pinera celebrates Chile presidency win; stocks surge

By Paulina Abramovich (AFP) – 7 hours ago 

SANTIAGO — Chilean billionaire Sebastian Pinera was Monday celebrating his presidential election win, as stocks surged on expectations the conservative tycoon would usher in new, business-friendly policies.

 Sunday’s victory by Pinera spelled an end to the ruling leftwing Concertacion coalition that has governed Chile ever since the end of General Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship 20 years ago

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