He blue dollar closed with a new peak at $ 178 for sale, seven pesos more expensive than the previous closing. Further, widened the exchange gap with the official wholesale dollar to almost 130%.
Despite the exposure of the Minister of Economy, Martín Guzmán before businessmen at the IDEA colloquium, the dollar continues its unstoppable trend. The official stated that it is under study to make the cash transaction more flexible with settlement, to give greater fluidity to the supply and demand of dollars.
Regarding the official dollar, increased five cents this Friday, to $ 77.52 for sale in the wholesale market. In the course of 2020, the official dollar climbed 29.4%, some six points above inflation, which, according to INDEC, accumulated 22.3% between January and September of this year.
Ehe Central Bank of the Argentine Republic decided to raise the rate of fixed terms from 33 to 34% per year for amounts less than one million pesos, and from 30% to 32% for the rest of the contributions. This measure will try to encourage investments in local currency at times of high exchange rate pressure.