Thus, the gap with the wholesale official closed the day at 95.8%, after reaching the highest level in two weeks during the day.
Recall that the parallel dollar accumulated throughout the last week a rally of $ 3.50, representing its first rise in a month.
In the first fortnight of the month, 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.
Despite the new advance, so far in December, the informal dollar registers a decline of $ 1.50. It should be remembered that in November it had shown a rise of $ 4 (+ 2%), after climbing $ 11.50 (+ 6.2%) in October.
In addition, in the accumulated of 2021 the parallel dollar shows an appreciation of $ 34 (around 20%), well below the accumulated inflation of 2021, above 45%.
After touching a $ 139 minimum as of 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 saving or tourist dollar, today December 20
The savings or solidarity dollar amounted to seven cents to $ 177.56, 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.