The savings dollar or solidarity dollar -which includes 30% of the COUNTRY tax, and 35% of Profits account- amounted to 19 cents to $ 174.55.
The The wholesale dollar rose two cents to $ 100.17, under the strict regulation of the BCRA.
It is important to note that the partial holiday in the US for Veterans Day prevents operations to be settled abroad today, except for those arranged to settle as of Friday and those that are carried out against financial institutions’ own accounts at the BCRA.
The regulated dollar “counted with liquid” (CCL) rose 0.3% to $183,33, for which the gap with the official reached 83% for the first time since November 27, 2020. In the “free” market it was located just above the $210.
For its part, the regulated MEP dollar also climbed 0.3%, to $183,23 (“free” near $200), with which the spread with the wholesaler ended the round at 82.9%.
Very overheated, the dollar blue closed at a new record of $ 206.50, after reaching an intraday maximum of $ 207, according to a survey by Ambito in the Black Market of Foreign Currency, in the midst of a growing demand for coverage three days before the national legislative elections. Thus, the gap with the wholesaler was 106.1%.
In the previous round, the parallel dollar climbed $ 5.50 (+ 2.8%) to the unprecedented $ 205, thus the gap with the wholesale exchange rate. While last week it advanced $ 1.50, after increasing $ 2.50, $ 8.50, and $ 2 in the previous three weeks.
Likewise, throughout October the informal dollar rose by $ 11.50 (+ 6.2%) due to high inflation, exchange controls, fiscal deficit and firm country risk, which fueled devaluation expectations and put pressure on the currency, that usually has sudden jumps with just a few operations.
Anyway, so far in 2021 the parallel accumulates an appreciation of $ 40.50 (24.4%), well below the accumulated inflation of 2021, close to 40%.
Let us remember that during September, the informal dollar rose $ 4.50 (+ 2.5%), after posting its lowest rise since March in August, climbing just $ 1 (+ 0.6%). 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.