Dollar today: how much the blue and the official are trading this Thursday, September 2

The dollar official quoted this Wednesday, September 15 at $ 97.50 for the purchase and $103,50 for sale on the screens of the Bank of the Argentine Nation (BNA), 25 cents above the previous day.

For his part, blue dollar raises two pesos and operates at $ 181.50 for the purchase and $ 184.50 for sale in the Buenos Aires City. After lowering four weights on the first wheel after PASO 2021, the informal price reversed the trend and confirmed the upward trend this Wednesday, after the resignations presented by several Cabinet officials.

The informal price reached $ 185 on the wheel and, despite the slight drop, remains at the highest for the year and analysts believe that it is a new floor. The parallel had already been awakened a month ago after the latest restrictions on the financial dollar and analysts estimated that there would be more demand for the informal segment.

By the end of June, the behavior of the ticket in the informal circuit ignited the official alerts, due to the impact that it could have not only as pressure factor for a devaluation weight, but also because of its possible transfer to prices, which would further reheat the high inflation.

For his part, solidarity dollar o tourist dollar increased to $ 170.78 for sale. This is the value with which it is necessary to be guided when acquiring foreign currency for savings or to carry out transactions (purchase of goods or services via credit or debit card) abroad.

This price arises from the price of the official dollar plus the COUNTRY taxes (30%) and the retention of 35% as an advance payment of Earnings. So far in 2021, the retail dollar shows a rise of 15.7%.

In the segment wholesaler, the central bank (BCRA) validated an increase of four cents and the price reached $98,25. In this way, the exchange gap between the commercial dollar and the blue it was located in 87,79%. In the previous one of the PASO, the distance widened and approached the maximum of the year, of 92%, which it touched in July.

Thus, the wholesale dollar sum 0.5% in September and accumulates a rise of 16.8% so far this year. Since March, a moderation in the rate of devaluation of the official exchange rate has been observed, given that the authorities expect it to serve as a anchor for the inflation.

This Wednesday, BCRA bought foreign currency again and stacked the fourth consecutive day of shopping. The inflow of dollars from abroad allowed the entity to take part of the foreign exchange surplus. Anyway, so far in September, the agency has lost about $ 500 million and outflows have totaled $ 830 million since the end of last month.

Sources of the entity remarked that the loss of reserves in recent days was explained by the importers’ demand for foreign exchange and they considered that this request for dollars is in normal values ​​for the time of year. In this regard, they recalled that the BCRA sold US $ 1.6 billion in September 2020. In the middle of that month, the agency tightened the exchange rate to stop the drainage of dollars.

The selling trend started in late August and deepened in the days that followed. August year closed with a neutral balance due to the exchange intervention, although between january and july managed to acquire more than US $ 7,100 million thanks to the foreign exchange that came in from the field’s exports.

On August 23, Bookings They had a relief, albeit temporary, with the arrival of the “pandemic funds” from the IMF, which the Government will use to meet at least the deadlines at the end of September (for almost US $ 2 billion) with the agency itself. Income exceeded $ 4.3 billion and reserves they surpassed US $ 46 billion for the first time in almost two years. However the relief was momentary since, with the sales of the last days they have already pierced that level.

The BCRA put new restrictions on the financial dollar and the blue responded with increases. (Photo: composition).

Regarding the financial options, they continue with the operation although there are still obstacles and little volume after the latest regulations to stop the “roller”. Prices tend to rise sharply during the first hours of the day and then fall due to the interventions of public bodies.

After the adverse result for the Government in STEP 2021, the official screens where the counted with liqui (CCL) even shot above 4% in the first trading minutes of the week. This Wednesday it rises 1% and is trading at $173,25In this way, it earns 1.7% in the month and 23.5% so far this year.

What is the dollar counted with liqui? It is the exchange rate that arises from the operation that allows investors to buy Argentine papers in the local market and sell them abroad in order to turn foreign currency for “hoarding”.

For his part, dollar mep the bag operates with a rise of 0.8% and reaches $172,80. Thus, it improves 1.5% in the month and 23.4% in the year. This is a financial exchange rate It works in a similar way to “counted with liqui” but allows the banknotes obtained to be deposited locally.

The price of the dollar in the last 30 days

The historical price of the dollar

Euro today: how much is the European currency in Argentina

For his part, euro ended his daily tour at $ 113.50 for purchase now $ 119.50 for sale at National Bank, stable in relation to the previous value.

However, the currency of the European Union is also affected by the PAIS tax and the Profit advance, so the final value of that split for purchase amounted to $ 197.18. For the exchange rate, you can only buy euros for the amount equivalent to US $ 200.

At parallel market Buenos Aires, meanwhile, the European currency reached $ 213.42 for the purchase and $ 218.15 for sale. Thus, the gap between the official euro and the blue one reached 82,55%.

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