September 17, 2014
US dollar trades steady at 8.16 pesos, 'blue' dollar unchanged at 12 pesos
The US dollar closed unchanged at Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices at 8.16 pesos, after a bank worker’s walk-out on Tuesday and the Independence Day holiday yesterday.
The Central Bank managed to buy 80 million dollars on Tuesday, raising its reserves by 7 million dollars, totalling 29,542 million dollars.
Meanwhile, in the parallel market the so-called “blue” dollar traded unchanged at 12 pesos.
The blue-chip swap exchange rate fell back to 9.92 pesos, while the stock exchange rate went down to 10.79 pesos.