The price of the official dollar closed today at $141.50 on average, with which throughout the week it accumulated an increase of $1.63 cents, equivalent to a rise of 1.16% compared to last Friday.
In the stock market, the dollar counted with liquidation (CCL) operates with a drop of 0.9%, to $283.59, and the MEP registers a fall of 1.3%, at $280.94, in the final stretch of the wheel.
Meanwhile, in the informal segment, the so-called “blue” dollar fell two pesos, to $295 per unit, with which in the last five days it recorded an increase of two pesos.
In the wholesale market, the price of the US currency marked a rise of 32 cents compared to its last settlement, at $134.59, while during the week it accumulated an increase of $1.70 (1.27%).
Thus, the dollar with the 30% surcharge -considered in the Country tax-, marked an average of $183.95 per unit; and with the advance payment on account of the Income Tax of 35% on the purchase of foreign currency, the average value was $233.47.
Meanwhile, the dollar allocated to tourism abroad -and which has an aliquot of 45%- stood at $247.62.
Market sources estimated that the monetary authority ended today with a positive balance of around US$ 1 million, in a round in which payments of 50 million dollars were made in the energy category.
The volume traded in the cash segment was US$ 162 million, in the futures sector of the Electronic Open Market (MAE) operations for US$ 8 million were registered and US$ 221 million were traded in the Rofex futures market.