The Central Bank (BCRA) acquired one million dollars yesterday and closed the week with purchases for 288 million dollars in the single and free exchange market (MULC).
Stock market exchange rates had a decreasing trend, the Cash With Settlement dollar (CCL), at closing, fell 1.7% to settle at $868.08, while the price of the MEP or stock market dollar fell 2.3 percent, in $844.01.
In the informal market, the so-called “blue” dollar remains unchanged compared to Thursday, remaining at $925 for sale and $875 for purchase.
In the wholesale market, the US currency ended between $349.10 and $350.10, the same values as Thursday’s close.
“In the week that just ended, the wholesale exchange rate rose fifteen cents compared to last Friday’s close,” said PR exchange markets operator, Gustavo Quintana.
Meanwhile, the retail dollar closed at $365.5 average for sales without variations compared to the previous round, while the exchange rate for card purchases abroad remained at $731.
The Buenos Aires stock market fell 2.56% yesterday, remaining at 637,284.50 points. The papers that make up the leading panel of the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange ended the week with the majority of losses and were led by Transportadora Gas del Sur (-6.89%), followed by Ternium (-6.27%), Bolsas y Mercados (- 6.03%) and Central Puerto (-5.85%).
In New York, the shares of Argentine companies ended the session with the majority of gains, among which Despegar (6.1%) stood out; Mercado Libre (5.2%); Superville Bank (5.1%); and Globant (4.7%).