The Central Bank (BCRA) ended yesterday with a negative balance of US$42 million in its interventions in the exchange market. In this way, so far in March the monetary authority accumulates sales for US$77 million.
Meanwhile, the dollar Cash with Settlement (CCL) closed at $372.68, which marks an increase of 0.1% compared to Friday’s session. In turn, the MEP was located at $362.42, thus showing a fall of 1.1%.
Meanwhile, the dollar without taxes rose 95 cents and closed at $206.67 for sale, according to the average of the main banks in the financial system.
For its part, the dollar bill at Banco Nación increased 75 cents to $206.25.
In the parallel market, the highlight of the day was that the blue dollar fell $3 and touched its lowest value in seven weeks after closing at $372 for sale, so the spread with the official dollar settled at 86.6 %, minimum in almost 3 months (December 21, 2022). The key fact is that in the previous week it had already fallen by another $4.
Meanwhile, the Qatar dollar -which includes 30% of the PAIS tax, 45% deductible from Income Tax and Personal Assets, and a new collection of 25% on account of Personal Assets- rose $1.90 to $413 .34, about $41 more than the blue.
In this context, the solidaro dollar that contemplates the 30% surcharge -contemplated in the PAIS tax-, marked an average of $268.67 per unit, and with the advance on account of the Income Tax of 35% on the purchase of currencies, at $341.01.
Meanwhile, the dollar destined for tourism abroad -and which has a rate of 45%- stood at $361.67.
The volume traded in the cash segment was US$237 million, without operations in the futures sector of the Mercado Abierto Electrónico (MAE) and US$399 million.