Consequently, the informal dollar it accumulated a rally of $ 3.50 throughout the week, which represents its first rise in a month.
Remember that the blue dollar was down $ 4 last week, 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.
Thus, so far in December, the informal dollar registers a decline of $ 1.50. It should be remembered that in November the parallel dollar showed a rise of $ 4 (+ 2%), after climbing $ 11.50 (+ 6.2%) in October.
Likewise, in the accumulated of 2021 the blue dollar shows an appreciation of $ 34 (less than 20%), well below the accumulated inflation of 2021, above 45%.
After hitting a low of $ 139 in early April, the parallel dollar increased $ 9 in April (6.4%), $ 7 (4.7%) in May, $ 11 (7%) in June, and $ 12.50 (+ 7.4%) in July. In August, it registered its smallest increase since March, climbing just $ 1 (+ 0.6%), and then going up $ 4.50 in September (+ 2.5%).
Price of the saving or tourist dollar, today December 20
The savings or solidarity dollar increased three cents to $ 177.49, 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 this amount is added a surcharge of 35% in advance to the payment of income tax.