recovered after an earlier setback and is trading this Monday at
$370 for sale
, $1 above the nominal record it set the previous day.
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The blue dollar is on track to set a record
After starting the day low, the blue dollar recovered and gains $1 compared to the previous close, trading at $370 for sale and $366 for purchase.
The official dollar closes higher
With a rise of $1.25 compared to the previous day, the official dollar closed on Monday at $189 for sale and $181 for purchase on the Banco Nación board.
Financial dollars rise strongly
The dollar counted with liquidation registers a rise of 2.30% this Monday, to $357.15, while the MEP dollar gains 2.7% to $349.26.
The blue dollar recovers ground
After the early decline, the dollar recovered the ground lost at the beginning of the session on Monday and is trading at $369 for sale and $365 for purchase, the same values at which it closed the previous day.
The Buenos Aires stock market rises more than 1% at the opening
The Buenos Aires Stock Exchange opened this Monday with a rise of 1.44% in its main index, the S&P Merval, which stood at 245,642.07 points.
Meanwhile, the volume traded in shares exceeded $76.1 million.
Ana Clara Pedotti
Committed reserves: there is already talk of a new soybean dollar
Although in the Government they have celebrated that last year the goal of accumulation of reserves agreed with the Fund was met, the concern of the market for the coffers of the Central is growing in a few months where the debt maturities in dollars are high and are added to the demand from companies and savers in the market, and in a context where the inflow of foreign currency is highly compromised, due to the impact of the drought in the countryside.
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The blue dollar falls at the opening
Taking a breather from the bullish streak that led it to a string of six days of gains, the blue dollar was down $3 at the open on Monday in a lightly traded market and is trading at $366 for sale.
The official dollar opens with a slight rise
At the start of a new week, the official dollar started Monday with a rise of $0.50 to trade on the Banco Nación board at $188.25 for sale and $180.25 for purchase.
The dollar started the year up: three specialists tell how it can continue from here on
The exchange scenario began the year with an overheating of the blue dollar that was not fully accompanied by the so-called alternative dollars that are legally traded in the financial market.
The numbers speak of a 7% rise for the blue in the first two weeks of the year that was followed by a distance by cash with liquid (up 1.8%) and the dollar stock market (3.7%).
Ana Clara Pedotti
The blue starts the week at $369, just $6 below the “Qatar dollar”
The blue dollar has been on the rise for a month.
In the second half of December, the informal exchange rate "woke up", after having lagged behind the rest of the free quotes.
Far from what the Government had anticipated in the last days of the year, in the first fortnight January did not fall, but rather rose 7% and is close to reaching the ceiling represented by the "Qatar dollar", the special price for tourists Argentines, which on Friday closed above $377.
New record: with 94.8%, inflation in 2022 was the highest since 1991
2022 closed with the highest inflation in the last 31 years.
The slowdown in recent months prevented the 100% barrier from being crossed, but the final number was on the verge of that figure: with 94.8% it exceeded 83% in 1991, the year in which Convertibility was launched. .
The start of 1 to 1 and the reforms that it brought with it caused inflation to go from 1,343% in 1990 to 17.5% in 1992. Between 1993 and 1998, during the administration of Carlos Menem, annual inflation would be less than one digit and between 1999 and 2001 -already with the Alliance in government and recession through- there was deflation.
With the blue dollar on the verge of $370, the Central Bank bought US$200 million in one day
The Central Bank bought US$ 200 million on Friday in the Single and Free Exchange Market (MULC).
This is the largest operation since the beginning of the year.
According to market sources, this operation was possible thanks to the income of foreign currency through credits for the construction of Chinese dams.
With that, the purchases of the Central this month reach US$ 281 million.
The blue closed the week at $369
The blue dollar did not stop its rise last Friday and rose for the sixth consecutive day: it climbed another $8 and reached $369, marking a new nominal record in the last round of the week.
Thus, the gap with the official dollar is 95.7%