In some “caves” the blue dollar was sold even more expensive on the close of the market. The analyst Christian Buteler commented that it reached $ 203 in the city of Buenos Aires. In the suburbs, where it is usually more expensive, it touched $ 205.
It should be remembered that the parallel dollar accumulated over the past week a rebound of $ 3.50, which represented its first rise in a month.
In the first fortnight of December, had dropped 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 a decline of $ 1 (-0.5%). 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 $ 33 (around 20%), 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%).