04/27/2021 12:42 PM
Updated 04/27/2021 12:42 PM
the biggest daily rise of the last six months
, and on another day of demand in the informal market, the
blue dollar hits a new jump
and is already selling at
It is a maximum that it had not seen since the beginning of anus.
The parallel dollar seems to have woken up after months of lethargy:
in the last seven wheels it has already risen almost $ 20
The speed at which it is regaining ground draws the attention of analysts.
Thus, the free dollar is
no longer the cheapest exchange rate of all
and the price is almost tied to
the solidarity dollar
, which is achieved at $ 163 in banks.
The jump of the blue is accompanied by a
greater demand of currencies
in the financial markets.
MEP dollar and cash with settlement are
also moving higher, trading at $ 152.01 and $ 155.54.
With these numbers, both prices accumulate monthly increases
above the inflation projected
for this month.
The eyes of the analysts are on the
jump in the gap
between the parallel prices and the official one, which despite the daily devaluation of the peso in the wholesale market, is already
The distance between the
two prices is a factor that closely monitors the government, which wants a guaranteed gap
without major upheavals
at least until the midterm elections.
The Central Bank improved its performance to face these devaluation pressures in the last two months, due to a higher sale of dollars from the field.
According to private estimates this Monday,
almost US $ 175 million entered the foreign exchange market.
The BCRA was able to
buy more than US $ 1,400 million
so far this month, thus accumulating
to intervene in the bond market and thus avoid a greater surge in financial dollars.
But the gap also works at this point as a disincentive for exporters, so keeping it at bay is vital so that the exchange rate dynamics of those months can extend at least until October.
With the official dollar stepped on, 500 companies presented precautions to allow them to import
Why is the gap between the blue dollar and the official one again the thermometer that economists look at?