The dollar blue listed in Córdoba at 373 pesos for the purchase and 380 for the sale, same value than the closing of Monday and without variations from Friday.
So far in January the currency had a stampede of more than 30 pesos. In the city of Buenos Aires, the ticket is quoted at 377 pesos for sale, the same value as yesterday’s close.
Massa’s ad and the dollars
Last Wednesday the Minister of Economy Sergio Massa announced a “Argentine external debt repurchase process for more than one billion dollars”.
Massa said that he made the decision “to improve the debt profile and continue to lower the country risk”, and that the operation is “a first step very focused on global (bonds), especially short-maturity ones”. among which he mentioned those of 2029 and 2030.
This move pushed the blue dollar back slightly on Wednesday, but already on Thursday the measure did not have the expected impact. The same thing happened on Friday as the currency rose again.
Price of the blue dollar in Córdoba
In Córdoba, the dollar blue It is listed at 373 pesos for the purchase and 380 pesos for the sale.
Dollar exchange rate
- BLUE DOLLAR IN CÓRDOBA: $380
- BUENOS AIRES BLUE DOLLAR $377
- AVERAGE OFFICIAL DOLLAR $191.41
- DOLLAR BAG $ 353.38
- COUNTED WITH LIQUI $ 359.94
- CRYPTO DOLLAR $359
- SOLIDARITY DOLLAR $315.56
What are financial dollars: CCL and MEP
Financial dollars are those that can be purchased through financial operations.
On the one hand, the dollar Cash with Liquidation (CCL), which is what is obtained by buying bonds in pesos and then selling that bond abroad, in exchange for dollars (an account in another country is needed).
While the MEP (or Stock Market) dollar is the one that is obtained with bonds in pesos, but in the country.
Currently, companies that need dollars must buy them on the Stock Market. For the treasury, it is “harmful tax planning.”
what is the dollar blue
It is called dollar blue to the “informal” version of the currency. It can be obtained outside the market, in caves and money changers who work without the control of the Central Bank.
Its sale does not have a stock, as the savings dollar does, and it is generally considered a “thermometer” of the political and economic uncertainties that the country is experiencing.
As is known, the dollar blue It usually has a higher price in inland cities, such as Córdoba, than in the country’s capital.
Dollar-savvy sources blue They affirm that it is a small market, in which it is possible to influence with little money. Thus, in moments of tension, “friendly hands” are called upon to lower the price.
Another dollar trap
The increase from 35% to 45% of the perception on account of taxes on Income and Personal Assets for operations with cards destined for consumption in dollars in trips and expenses abroad has been in force for several months, according to what provided by the Federal Administration of Public Revenues (Afip) in general resolution 5232/2022 published this Thursday in the Official Gazette.
This situation generated a split between the “tourist” dollar (more expensive) and the “savings” dollar (which can be accessed monthly, with a limit of US$ 200).
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