The savings dollar or solidarity dollar -which includes 30% of the COUNTRY tax, and 35% on account of Profits- it went up eight cents to $ 173.99.
The wholesale exchange rate, regulated by the Central Bank, fell two cents to $ 99.94, for the first time in just over a year.
The dollar “with cash” (CCL) Regulated increased 0.4% (70 cents) to $ 181.36, for which the spread with the wholesaler amounts to 81.5%, a record since December 2, 2020. In its “free version” it is close to $ 215.
For its part, the MEP dollar regulated ended the day at $ 181.26, which led to the gap to 81.4%. In the segment not intervened by public entities, it was located in the area of $ 205.
The dollar blue closed stable this Friday, after reaching the unprecedented $ 200 on Thursday on the intraday, according to a survey of Ambit in the Black Market of Foreign Currency, amid persistent demand as a hedge, less than two weeks before the national legislative elections.
The parallel dollar ended at $ 199, so the gap with the wholesale exchange rate, which is regulated by the Central Bank, remains at 99.1%. In the week, it advanced $ 1.50.
This week’s rise is in addition to the previous rise of $ 2.50 last week, which accumulated to the soaring of $ 8.50, and the advance of $ 2 registered in the previous two weeks.
Likewise, throughout October it grew 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, which usually has jumps abrupt with just a few operations.
Anyway, so far in 2021 the parallel accumulates an appreciation of $ 33 (close to 20%), well below the accumulated inflation of 2021, close to 40%.
Let us remember that during September, informal dollar it 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.