The CCL climbed to $454.37 and reached its highest value on 12 wheels. The parallel currency fell $1 to $487.
The blue dollar fell for the first time in three days, but remained above $480, while financial exchange rates rose again to exceed $450 for the first time in three weeks.
The illegal dollar fell $1 to close at $487, after a $14 advance in two consecutive rounds and after hitting $490 during the open. Thus, the gap with the blue remained above 110.9%. So far in May, in turn, the informal bill registers an advance of $18, after ending April at $469.
Financial dollars closed higher and the “Cash with Settlement” (CCL) surpassed $450 for the first time in three weeks. This happens within the framework of a market expectant for news regarding a possible reduction of goals with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and after knowing, on Tuesday, the decline of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner to be a candidate in the next elections.
Thus, the CCL dollar -operated with the GD30 bond in the Priority Price Time market or PPT- rose $6.94 (1.5%) to $454.37. In this way, it reached its highest value in 12 days. Indeed, the spread with the official was located at 96.2%. Meanwhile, the CCL SENEBI dollar -bilateral negotiation- yielded $7 to $478.
Meanwhile, the MEP or Stock Market dollar -operated with the GD30 bond in the Priority Price Time or PPT market- increased $1.65 (0.4%), up to $444.08. Thus, the gap with the official reached 91.7%. In turn, the MEP SENEBI dollar fell $4 to $456.
For its part, the Central Bank ended the round with a positive balance of US$50 million, thus chaining its ninth consecutive day of purchases in the exchange market. This was achieved thanks to the registration of agricultural dollar operations for US$169.761 million, the highest amount of the month and the third highest since the differential exchange rate was implemented.
For its part, the official retail dollar closed at $242.65. While the wholesaler, which is directly regulated by the BCRA, rose 55 cents to $231.65.