Dollar today | At the close of the week, the blue rose to $287: what happened to the financiers after the highs reached yesterday?

The stock market dollars recorded yesterday’s record prices since the end of July. What happened to the officer and the blue.

By Philip Mark

09/23/2022 – 5:50 p.m.

The free dollars They had a calmer day this Friday, despite the rumors circulating in the City of Buenos Aires that indicate new restrictions in the operation of the “dollar card”. However, cash with liquidation and the MEP closed with a slight upward trend of up to 0.3%, which places them at highs of almost two months. On the side of Dolar blueended with a rise of two pesos and was sold for $287 in the caves of downtown Buenos Aires.

In this context, in the stock market, the dollar counted with settlement (CCL) was around $312.46, while the MEP (Electronic Payment Market) did so at $303.71.

In turn, the official dollar price closed today at $152.24 on average, with an increase of 60 cents compared to yesterday. In the wholesale market, the price of the US currency marked a rise of 32 cents compared to its last settlement, at $ 145.44.

How much is the blue dollar trading today

The blue dollar was trading at $287 to sell and $284 to buy.

The blue dollar traded at $272 this Tuesday

The blue dollar traded at $287 this Friday.

How financial dollars operate

The price of the official retail dollar closed today at $152.24 on average, with an increase of 60 cents compared to yesterday.

In the wholesale marketthe price of the US currency marked a rise of 32 cents compared to its last closing, at $145.44.

Thus, the dollar with the 30% surcharge -considered in the Country tax-, marked an average of $197.91 per unit; and with the advance payment on account of the Income Tax of 35% on the purchase of foreign currency, the average value was $251.20.

Meanwhile, the dollar allocated to tourism abroad -and which has an aliquot of 45%- stood at $266.42.

The BCRA closed today’s round with purchases for US$185 million, which added the fourteenth consecutive day of increase in reserves after the implementation of a special exchange rate for soybean exports.

The measure was agreed upon with the main export complexes, which undertook to liquidate soybeans and derivatives for at least US$5 billion during the current month, an objective fulfilled last Wednesday.

The new restrictions of the BCRA generate pressure on the dollar

The new restrictions of the BCRA generate pressure on the dollar.

he volume traded in the soybean dollar segment today was more than US$331 million, explained Gustavo Quintana, an analyst at PR Corredores de Cambio.

“During the week the soybean dollar entered US$1.79 billion and accumulates US$5.355 billion in the month,” Quintana said.

Market sources estimated that since the beginning of the month, the monetary authority has already acquired more than US$3.32 billion.

The exchange rate gap

Finally, the exchange gap between the average retail dollar published by the BCRA and the different exchange rates is as follows:

  • Blue: 88%
  • LCC: 104%
  • MEP: 99%

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