The price of the official dollar closed today at $129.01, with a marginal increase of three cents in relation to the day before, while the stock market dollars -counted with liquidation and MEP- operate with drops of up to 1.8%.
In the informal segment, the so-called “blue” dollar advanced four pesos, to an average of $224 per unit, setting a new record.
In the stock market, the dollar counted with liquidation (CCL) fell 1.8%, to $ 236.58; while the MEP falls 0.8%, to $229.63, in the final section of the session.
In the wholesale segment, the price of the US currency registered an increase of 18 cents compared to the previous closing, at an average of $123.85.
Thus, the dollar with the 30% surcharge -considered in the PAÍS tax-, marked an average of $167.71 per unit, and with the 35% advance payment on account of the Income Tax on the purchase of foreign currency, $212, 87.
Market sources estimated that the monetary authority ended today with a positive balance of around US$ 1 million.
The volume traded in the cash segment was US$ 205 million, in the futures sector of the Electronic Open Market (MAE) operations for US$ 13 million were registered and US$ 510 million were traded in the Rofex futures market.