The dollar fell 17 cents this Friday to $ 63.05 in Buenos Aires agencies and banks, according to the average of Scope, which accumulated its fourth consecutive decline, despite the central bank buying $ 330 million, according to market sources.
Danmarks Nationalbank closed the exchange rate closed at $ 63, while the electronic channel operated at $ 62.95.
The dealer's decline is in line with the domestic and foreign exchange market (MULC), where the currency withdrew 10 cents to $ 59.50 under the hard stocks that keep the market virtually paralyzed, during which the monetary authority would have bought close US $ 1,000,000.
In this way, the currency returned to return for the second consecutive week, accumulated a 25-cent decrease and resumed its level on October 28.
"The BCRA is repeating the tonic in buying currencies. This dynamic was also repeated in the" gaps ", which again seems to be in decline which would reflect that the appetite for dollarization would – at least for now – take a break, even in a scenario of decline of the Leliq interest rate and an expectation of greater monetary expansion, economist Gustavo Ber said.
In another round of the absolute appearance of official purchases, prices fell and noted the most important fall in the week just completed The offer was quickly adjusted to the range set for today with official regulation and remained unchanged until the end of the session.
The highs were recorded at $ 59.60 shortly after the day began, the same record to close above. As it happened throughout the week, the banks' immediate behavior defined with their usual buying positions on the price floor and kept the values up to the end of the wheel. public bank purchases generated a further fall that brought prices to a minimum of $ 59.48 before the day's last start.
Analyst Gustavo Quintana emphasized that "prices decreased because of the effect of the control. Of implemented changes that have shifted demand, allowing the monetary authority to compose its level of international reserves with purchases that have at the same time mitigated the fall in prices."
He added that "without the possibility of significant changes in the short term, the development of the dollar in the domestic market has been subject to the direction introduced by the official regulation, away from its equilibrium level. Free play of supply and demand. "
Blue dollar," counted on liqui "and MEP
The blue dollar rose 1.25 cents to $ 65.25, according to to a survey conducted by Ámbito in the caves of the city of Buenos Aires. In this way, the gap with the official reaches 3.5%.
The dollar "calculated with liqui" returns to seven cents to $ 78.29, so the gap with the wholesale price is 31, 6%.
Meanwhile, the MEP dollar or stock exchange goes 29 cents to $ 72.91, which is a spread of 22.5% compared to the price of the currency operating in MULC.
With information from the financial area