Thursday, November 24, 2022 | 8:46 a.m.
The blue dollar today, Thursday, November 24, 2022, is trading at $308 for purchase and $312 for sale in the city of Buenos Aires, however, the currency that is exchanged in the informal circuit resumes the bullish race and scales $4 compared to the close from the last round. The gap with the wholesaler amounts to 89.22%.
In the provincial markets the trend is even more pronounced: Tierra del Fuego and Santa Cruz lead the list with the blue dollar at $317 per unit.
Increase in the dollar province by province // Photo: ElCronista
In the first round of the business week, the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic (BCRA) absorbed US$ 1 million, which allowed it to note a “slight improvement in the genuine offer”, a factor that prevented official sales in the round of Tuesday to meet the demand.
Swap extension by 5 billion dollars
The Government seeks to achieve a certain exchange air from the confirmation of the extension of the swap with China for the equivalent of 5 billion dollars. A hand from China to see if the tension loosens
Reserves of dollars in the central bank
For now, this Tuesday, the Central Bank reduced the loss of reserves, but it was again in the red. It parted with another 48 million dollars and thus accumulates in two weeks of November a loss of 911 million dollars, which are added to another 490 million fall in reserves in October.
With the intention of “taking care of the reserves for production and employment”, the Government ordered three new dollar prices: tickets abroad, tourist packages and card expenses above US$300 per month. “Qatar dollar”, “Netflix”, “Coldplay” and all the main exchange rates in Argentina.