The official dollar closed today with an average price of $206.89, with a rise of 22 cents compared to Monday, in a round in which the Central Bank ended the day with a negative balance of US$52 million.
In this way, so far in March the monetary authority has accumulated sales of US$129 million.
Regarding the foreign exchange market, the so-called “blue” or informal dollar was traded unchanged, at $372 per unit.
Meanwhile, in the stock segment, the dollar counted with settlement (CCL) registered a fall of 0.4%, to $371.26; while the MEP falls 1.3%, to $361.92, in the final leg of the wheel.
In the wholesale market, the US currency ended with an increase of 34 cents compared to the previous close, at an average of $199.68.
Thus, the dollar with the 30% surcharge -contemplated in the COUNTRY tax-, marked an average of $268.96 per unit, and with the advance on account of the Income Tax of 35% on the purchase of foreign currency, to $341 .37.
Meanwhile, the dollar destined for tourism abroad -and which has a rate of 45%- was located at $362.06, while for purchases over 300 dollars -and which has an additional tax of 25%-, located at $413.78.
The volume traded in the cash segment was US$310 million, in the futures sector of the Mercado Abierto Electrónico (MAE) operations were registered for US$75 million and in the Rofex futures market US$541 million.