With this strong advance, the parallel dollar accumulated a rise of $ 4.50 throughout the week, the most important since the end of October. Already last week it had registered a rebound of $ 3.50, which represented its first rise in a month.
In the first half of December, the blue dollar had fallen to $ 195.50 (December 13), conditioned by a greater demand for pesos, something common at this time of year, before the payment of the Christmas bonus, plus the need for cash before the festive dates of Christmas and New Year.
In the accumulated of the whole month, the blue registers an ascent of $ 2.50. It should be remembered that in November it had shown a rise of $ 4 (+ 2%), after climbing $ 11.50 (+ 6.2%) in October.
Likewise, in the accumulated of 2021 the parallel dollar shows an appreciation of $ 38 (around 23%), well below the accumulated inflation of 2021, above 45%.
After hitting a low of $ 139 in early April 2021, the parallel dollar increased $ 9 (+ 6.4%) in the fourth month of the year, $ 7 (+ 4.7%) in May, $ 11 (+ 7%) in June, and $ 12.50 (+ 7.4%) in July. In August, meanwhile, it posted its lowest rise since March, climbing just $ 1 (+ 0.6%), and then going up $ 4.50 in September (+ 2.5%).
Price of the savings or tourist dollar, today December 23
The savings or solidarity dollar fell eight cents to $ 177.77, according to the average of the banking entities. This value arises from adding 30% of the PAIS tax to the price of the US currency, and to that amount is added a surcharge of 35% in advance to the payment of income tax.