Monday, January 17

The CCL dollar climbs almost $ 4, touches $ 210 and touches highs in two weeks

On the other hand, the MEP dollar falls 0.5% to $ 201.19, thus reducing the spread with the official one to 96.7%.

In the official market, in tanti, while the BCRA continues to take advantage of the greater calm to extend the neutral or slightly positive balances in its interventions, the Operators are trying to figure out how it will keep up with the crawling-peg after faking an acceleration in the last days.

The monetary authority chained its eighth consecutive day without currency sales, at end this Wednesday with a positive balance of US $ 5 million, while awaiting confirmation of the payment of some 1,900 million dollars that the country must make to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as capital.

The disbursement will be made with funds that the country received in August from the special drawing rights (SDR) program. of the IMF, intended to help members combat the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Payment of 44% of the net reserves of the Central Bank is “a sign that the Government hopes to reach an agreement soon”, they indicated from Neix.

Also this Wednesday the IMF is expected to carry out the technical evaluation of the ‘Stand By’ loan -for 45,000 million dollars- granted during the presidency of Mauricio Macri.

Official dollar

The wholesale dollar appreciated just two cents to $ 102.26, with the constant regulation of the BCRA. It was the lowest daily increase in 8 days.

The The retail dollar increased six cents this Wednesday to $ 107.79 -without taxes-, according to the average in the main banks of the financial system. In turn, the retail value of the currency in the National Bank went up 25 cents to $107,25.

Consequently, the saving dollar or solidarity dollar -which includes 30% of the COUNTRY tax, and a 35% on account of the Income Tax- it amounted to 10 cents to $ 177.85.

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