🔴 Blue dollar and dollar today, LIVE: how much are they trading for this Tuesday, July 19

The blue dollar is trading this Tuesday, July 19, at $286 for the purchase and $291 for sale in the city of Buenos Aires. The official dollar is available at $127.25 for the purchase now $135.25 for sale on the screens of the Banco de la Nación Argentina while the tourist or card operates at $236.68.

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The blue dollar is sold at $291


Through public works, Batakis seeks to add political support and turns to the official governors

Batakis and Manzur together with governors this Monday at the Ministry of Economy.

The provincial leaders of San Juan, Entre Ríos and La Rioja will attend. The meeting will be at 5:00 p.m. at the Treasury Palace together with the Chief of Staff, Juan Manzur

The Minister of Economy, Silvina BatakisThis Tuesday, he will continue his round of federal meetings with governors in search of support for his management and the plan to reduce the fiscal deficit. The minister thus seeks to receive broad support and show a message to the market.

As confirmed by official sources, the minister will meet with the governors of San Juan, Sergio Unac; from Entre Rios, Gustavo Bordet and from La Rioja, Ricardo Quintela.

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The first round of meetings, in which the Chief of Staff also participated, John ManzurIt started this Monday at the Palacio de Hacienda with the assistance of five provincial leaders and two others who joined via Zoom.

Batakis’ goal is to hold meetings with few members “to have time to listen to them more calmly.” The minister is expected to receive more governors in the coming days.


How much are the official dollar and other exchange options trading at?

-Dollar blue: $291;
-Official dollar: $135.25;
-Solidarity dollar: $223.16;
-Tourist dollar or card: $236.68;
-Wholesale dollar: $129.12;
-MEP dollar: $295.12;
-CCL dollar: $303.92;
-Cryptodollar: $302.90.


The wholesale dollar opens at $129.12 and the gap with the blue stands at 125.27%


Blue dollar, LIVE: how much is it trading at 10:00

At 10:00, the blue dollar is trading at $286 for purchase and $291 for sale in the City of Buenos Aires.
In this way, the gap with the wholesaler remains at 124.18%.


The BCRA sold reserves again and accumulates a negative balance of more than US$600 million in July

The Central Bank (BCRA) began the week by selling reserves to contain the dollar.  (Photo: Telam).
The Central Bank (BCRA) began the week by selling reserves to contain the dollar. (Photo: Telam).

The body led by Miguel Pesce got rid of US$130 million this Monday. The objective is to avoid sudden jumps in the exchange rate. This Monday, the blue dollar closed its price at $291.

The Central Bank (BCRA) came off this Monday $130 million of its reserves in a new intervention in the foreign exchange market to hold the dollar. In this context, in July it already accumulates a red of more than US$600 million.

This Monday, there was a significant increase in the demand for the payment of energy in the order of $200 million. The objective of the Central Bank is to intervene in the market to support the exchange rate and avoid large jumps in dollar prices.

In addition to this, the financial entity had closed last week with a purchase of US$4 million and exceeded the accumulated US$90 million.


Savings dollar and card dollar: how much are they trading for this Tuesday, July 19

The solidarity or savings dollar is trading at $223.16. Solidarity is the cheapest option on the market to access dollars. The monthly quota of US$200 per person is still valid.

It is the sum of the price of the official dollar plus the PAIS taxes (30%) and the withholding of 35% as advance payment of Earnings.

Meanwhile, the tourist dollar or card -which emerged on July 14 with the 10-point rise in Earnings withholding- operates at $236.68. This is the exchange rate that applies to transactions (purchase of goods or services via credit or debit card) abroad, including Netflix or Spotify.

The solidarity dollar closed June with a rise of 3.8% and increased 20.7% in the first semester.


The Government announced how much gas and electricity rates will rise for users who lose the subsidy

Darío Martínez, Secretary of Energy, gave details about the rate increases for those who lose the subsidies.  (Photo: Telam).
Darío Martínez, Secretary of Energy, gave details about the rate increases for those who lose the subsidies. (Photo: Telam).

Energy Secretary Darío Martínez insisted that all people enroll in the RASE to continue receiving the benefit and stressed that the increase will take place gradually.

Dario MartinezSecretary of Energy indicated that more than 900,000 people signed up in four days to maintain subsidies for electricity and gas rates.

“It is a form with many questions and not only will it serve for the energy issuebut for other matters,” said the official, although he did not clarify what he was referring to. he also replied how much will the rates increase after the segmentation is established.

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“The rate table will be available from August. We calculate that at the electrical level it will be, more or less, an additional $3,500, but it will be (the subsidy) gradually, in three stages”, Martinez specified.


The price of the card dollar, bank by bank, this Tuesday, July 19

The retail dollar starts this Tuesday, July 19, at $135,793, according to the daily average of the Central Bank. Thus, the solidarity dollar or savings is located at $224.05845 and the tourist dollar or card operates at $237.63775.

Bank by bank, the official quote plus taxes that make 75% more expensive for operations abroad is as follows:

-Galicia Bank: $239.31;
-Nation Bank: $236.68;
-ICBC Bank: $236.25;
-BBVA Bank: $237.49;
-Supervielle Bank: $238;
-City Bank: $236.68;
-Patagonia Bank: $238.35;
-Santander Bank: $237,125;
-Brubank: $239.75;
-HSBC Bank: $238,525;
-Credicoop Bank: $236.67;
-Banco Itau: $238;
-Macro Bank: $238,875;
-Flat Bank: $243,075.


What is the gap between the blue dollar and the wholesale dollar this Tuesday, July 19

The gap between the blue dollar and the wholesale dollar stands at 124.18%. The wholesale or commercial exchange rate is $128.91.

This is the value of the segment that commands the Central Bank (BCRA) and that intervenes in the demand for dollars from companies and individuals and the offer for the liquidation of foreign exchange from grain and oilseed exporters.


Almost 60% of basic medicines increased above inflation

The biggest rises were in contraceptives (8.2%);  levothyroxine (7.9%), which is used for thyroid treatments, and a bronchodilator (7.7%), to treat conditions such as asthma.  (Photo: Adobe Stock).
The biggest rises were in contraceptives (8.2%); levothyroxine (7.9%), which is used for thyroid treatments, and a bronchodilator (7.7%), to treat conditions such as asthma. (Photo: Adobe Stock).

The Argentine Health Union, which brings together private medicine entities, analyzed a group of 25 remedies, of which 14 rose above the general price level.

The bulky bill at the pharmacy is one of the most difficult to digest for those who have to pay it. Complaints multiply at the counter because those who have to buy remedies for a chronic treatment they have no choice but to pay them despite the posesthat are often above the monthly inflation.

According to a report from Observatory of Costs of the Argentine Union of Health (UAS), the association that brings together private medicine entities, on a group of 25 drugs, 14 of them rose above the general price level in May (5.1%). That is, almost 60% of these products were located above inflation.


Dollar today: how much do the different exchange options open this Tuesday, July 19

  • Dollar blue: $291;
  • Dollar official: $135.25;
  • Dollar solidarity: $223.16;
  • Dollar tourist or card: $236.68;
  • Dollar wholesale: $128.91;
  • Dollar MEP: $294.29;
  • Dollar LCC: $303.92;
  • Dollar Crypto: $304.70.

Food and drink prices have multiplied by 7 in the last 5 years

The INDEC recently reported a rise of 4.6% in food and beverages during June, which reaches an accumulated figure of 39.9% during the first semester.  (Photo: Pablo Añeli for the Télam agency)
The INDEC recently reported a rise of 4.6% in food and beverages during June, which reaches an accumulated figure of 39.9% during the first semester. (Photo: Pablo Añeli for the Télam agency)

The FADA foundation reported that filling the changuito, with similar products, today costs $7,080 when in 2017 $1,000 was needed. But inflation is not limited only to agricultural products, since in the case of clothing and footwear it was higher during the same period.

INDEC reported last week a rise 4.6% of food and drinks in June, with which it reaches an accumulated figure of 39.9% during The first semester, above the 36.2% increase in the cost of living in general, during that period. In this context, the Agricultural Foundation for the Development of Argentina (PALACE) updated its “changometer”, which analyzed the accumulated inflation of the last 5 years in this area, and how much more money is needed when making purchases at the supermarket.

“The same changuiall with the same products, today we it costs more than 7 times what it cost in 2017. What used to cost us $1000, today costs us $7080″FADA reported through its Twitter account. But inflation is not only limited to products related to the agricultural sector, which the national government constantly seeks to intervene, but it was also reflected in other items, such as Clothes and shoeseven more forcefully.


Blue dollar, LIVE: how much does it start this Tuesday, July 19

The blue dollar starts this Tuesday, July 19, at $286 for purchase and $291 for sale in the City of Buenos Aires. This Monday it fell $2 and registered a decline after stringing together several historical highs. It accumulated a weekly rise of 20 pesos amid economic uncertainty and after the government’s decision to increase the surcharge on the tourist dollar.

Consequently, the gap with the wholesaler stands at 124.18%.

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