The savings dollar or solidarity dollar -which includes 30% of the COUNTRY tax, and 35% on account of Profits- rose four cents to $ 173.50.
The wholesale dollar advanced four cents to $ 99.69. In another round with a significant amount traded, but without exceeding the record for the month registered on Wednesday, the US currency operated with a sustained tone since the beginning of the day, requiring official assistance to meet the demand in the market.
Prices moved within a smaller fluctuation range and always under the strict supervision of the Central Bank.
In alternative exchange markets, the dollar “counted with liqui” regulated ended $ 179.33 (gap of 79.9%), but in its “free versions” it operated around $205 in the Bilateral Negotiation segment (Senebi), where there is a direct agreement between supply and demand.
For his part, regulated MEP dollar finished to $ 179.23 (gap of 79.8%).
The The blue dollar scored a new nominal all-time high this Thursday, and was on the verge of $ 200, according to a survey of Ambit in the Black Market of Foreign Currency, in the midst of a persistent demand as a hedge, just over two weeks before the national legislative elections.
The informal dollar increased by $ 1 to $ 198 in the caves, with which the gap with the wholesale exchange rate, which is regulated by the Central Bank, stretched to 98.6%.
After suffering its first drop in 5 days on Monday, the parallel dollar increased by $ 4 between Tuesday and Thursday. Last week it had skyrocketed another $ 8.50.
Factors such as high inflation, exchange controls, fiscal deficit and firm country risk, to which is added the political intrigue for the mid-term elections on November 14, drive the blue dollar which, in what In October, it registered an advance of $ 12 (6.5%). Anyway, in the year $ 32 appreciates (less than 20%), 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.