The Dolar blue fell $5 this Thursday, September 1st and closed at $281 for the purchase and $285 for sale in the city of Buenos Aires. On the previous day, it fell back $1. Thus, the gap with the wholesale dollar it stood at 104.99%.
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the blue dollar is just over $40 above the solidarity or savings dollar (official plus taxes that make it more expensive 65%) that operated at $239.25; in the National Bank (BNA).
Meanwhile, the tourist dollar, to which the AFIP increased the perception of Profits, which makes it more expensive by 75% -the PAIS tax is added-, was negotiated at $253.75.
Meanwhile, the official dollar (without taxes) operated at $137 for the purchase and at $145 for sale on the screens of the Bank of the Argentine Nation (BNA). In the week, it accumulates a rise of $1.75.
Dollar today: how much the official, the blue, the wholesaler, the MEP, the CCL and the Crypto were quoted
The prices of the different alternatives to access dollars in Argentina are the following:
- Dollar blue: $285;
- Dollar official: $145;
- Dollar solidarity: $239.25;
- Dollar tourist or card: $253.75;
- Dollar wholesale: $139.03;
- Dollar MEP: $279.99;
- Dollar LCC: $288.13;
- Dollar Crypto: $288.70.
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The price of the blue dollar in the last 30 days
The blue dollar started August without a defined daily trend. Before the assumption of Sergio Massa in the Ministry of Economy, it deepened the declines evidenced in the last stretch of July, then it rose, and after the first message from the new minister it fell back.
On Friday, August 5, it returned to the upside. But from end to end of the first week she accumulated a low of $3. In the second week of August, meanwhile, the variation from end to end was an increase of $2. In the third week, meanwhile, it remained unchanged, at $295.
In the fourth week, he regressed again and the month ended in $290. On the first day of September, it dropped $5 and closed its trading at $285.
The price of the blue dollar in the last 12 months
At the end of July, the blue dollar dropped $18 on Friday, July 29, trading at $296 and closing the seventh month below the $300 mark it had reached in mid-July. On Friday the 22nd it reached $350.
The tuesday july 19the blue dollar rose again strong and broke $300 for the first timea “psychological barrier” because it broke another step against the weight. Thus, she operated at nominal historical maximums after having touched $350 on Friday.
The previous record was on Friday, July 15, when it closed at $293, amid the strong volatility recorded since the resignation of Martín Guzmán and his replacement by Silvina Batakis, who spent 25 days in office.
During June, the blue went from lows of $205 to a high of $239. The upward pressure began on Tuesday, June 14 when the blue had reached $224 and at that time reached an all-time high in nominal terms, then fell back, on Friday the 24th it set a new record: $226 and on Monday the 27th it set its previous all-time high. It closed the sixth month of 2022 at $238 for sale, a decline that reversed at the start of July.
Earlier, in May 2022, the price of the blue dollar hit $6.50 and hit a peak of $208 – the same level at which it had closed 2021 -. It then fell back and ended the month at $207.
From end to end of April, the blue dollar rose just 50 cents (0.25%). However, it marked lows of $195 and highs of $212.50 in a month characterized by exchange rate volatility.
In March, the price was down $11, after gaining $2 in February and $5 in January 2022.
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Previous highs had been seen in late January 2022, when the parallel note briefly traded above $223. After the announcement of the understanding with the IMF, the price had begun to decompress, a trend that was reversed towards May.
The last six months of 2021, meanwhile, were dominated by exchange rate volatility in the midst of the primary and legislative elections in November.
In the days before the legislative PASO elections on September 12, the price reached $186.50. It remained around that value until the first weeks of October.
Towards the end of October 2021, the blue dollar once again touched its maximum nominal value, of $195, and days before the November elections it marked $207. During the first weeks of December, the price spiked to $195.50. However, it picked up momentum over the end of the year and closed at $208.
What is the blue dollar and why is it at record levels
The blue dollar is the one that circulates in the market informal, illegalIt usually has a higher value than the official one.
this dollar it is not bought in banks or official exchange houses. It is taken as a thermometer of the local economy.
It marks the nervousness or calm of the financial market and of the savers who are looking for theirSafeguard at least part of your income by exchanging pesos for foreign currency.