Meanwhile, the versions of the CCL that are operated with other assets (called “free” before the elections) are trading at about $ 216.
Likewise, the MEP dollar contracted 0.3% to $ 204.24, so the spread with the wholesaler, which the BCRA regulates, drops to 102.8%.
It happens on the first day after the Central Bank (BCRA) limited the financing of purchases in installments with credit cards of tickets and tourism services abroad such as accommodation, excursions and transport rental, among others, both directly or paid through travel agencies, web platforms or other intermediaries.
“Financial and non-financial entities issuing credit cards should not finance in installments purchases made by credit cards of their clients, human and legal persons, of tickets abroad and other tourist services abroad (such as accommodation, car rental , etc.), whether carried out directly with the service provider or indirectly, through a travel and / or tourism agency, web platforms or other intermediaries, “stated the BCRA in the document.
Thursday, the directory of central bank (BCRA) also decided to relax the recent regulations on the composition of the net global position of foreign currency of financial institutions, which basically did not allow them to increase their holdings in dollars.
“Thanks to this modification, the Financial System may return to a neutral foreign currency spot exchange position“, indicated the monetary authority in a statement, whose measure will take effect as of December.
Before the general elections, on November 4, and in the midst of a growing exchange rate tension (when the blue had touched $ 200 for the first time), the BCRA had ruled that financial entities could not increase their global position in foreign currency until the end of the month, in order to avoid speculation about possible jumps in the exchange rate.
The blue dollar rises 50 cents to $ 201.50, according to a survey of Ambit in the Black Market of Foreign Currency, with which it adds its second consecutive advance. Thus, the gap with the wholesale official remains at 100.06%.
After two days with falls, the informal dollar bounced yesterday to finish the wheel at $ 201.
The parallel dollar accumulates eight consecutive days operating at $ 200 or above that level, closer to the CCL ($ 215.82) than to the solidarity ($ 175.16).
So far in November, the informal dollar accumulates a rise of $ 4 (+ 1.8%), after climbing $ 11.50 in October (+ 6.2%).
The wholesale dollar, for its part, rises four cents to $ 100.72, under the strict regulation of the BCRA.
In the retail segment, the Today the dollar operates almost stable this Friday at $ 106.17 -without taxes-, according to the average of the main banks in the financial system. In turn, the retail value of the US dollar at Banco Nación remains at $ 105.75.
The savings dollar or solidarity dollar -which includes a 30% of the COUNTRY tax, and a 35% on account of the Income Tax- advances two cents to $ 175.18.
Source From: Ambito