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June 29, 2016
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  • 27/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar drops 9 cents to 14.52 pesos

    The US dollar dropped 9 cents to close at 14.52 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices, ámbito.com reported.

  • 28/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar ends flat at 14.51 pesos

    The US dollar today traded one cent lower at 14.51 pesos in BA City banks and foreign exchange offices, accumulating its fifth drop in a row, pushed by the Central Bank’s decision to maintain interest rates in the peso currency.

  • 29/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 14.53 pesos

    Following a five-session drop, the US dollar was trading 2 cents higher at 14.53 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices, ámbito.com reported. Since Friday last week, the American currency dropped 19 cents.

  • 19/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar ends at 14.48 pesos

    The US dollar ended almost steady as it dropped one cent to 14.48 pesos in BA City banks and foreign exchange offices, ámbito.com reported. In the informal market, the “blue” dollar ended 8 cents lower at 14.73 pesos.

  • 20/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar ends higher at 14.57 pesos

    After a 5-session drop, the US dollar climbed 9 cents to 14.57 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices, ámbito.com reported.

  • 26/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar ends lower at 14.61 pesos

    The US dollar today traded three cents lower to end at 14.61 pesos in BA City banks and foreign exchange offices while in the informal market, the so called “blue” dollar dropped six cents to 14.79 pesos.

  • 13/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar falls 11 cents to 14.68 pesos

  • 14/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar ends lower at 14.65 pesos

    The US dollar traded three cents lower today at 14.65 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices in a session marked by a nationwide bank workers' strike.

  • 15/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar drops to lowest mark in two months

    The US dollar today fell for the third consecutive session, ending nine cents lower at 14.56 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices and hitting its lowest mark since February 5.

  • 07/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar closes down at 14.80 pesos

    The US dollar backtracked 19 cents to 14.80 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices, its lowest mark in more than two weeks, ámbito.com reported.

  • 08/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar ends at 14.74 pesos

    The US dollar dropped 6 cents to 14.74 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices, ámbito.com reported.

  • 12/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar adds 3 cents to 14.79 pesos

    The US dollar today traded three cents higher at 14.79 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices amid a market still pushed by high interest rates.

  • 30/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar lower at 14.87 pesos

    The US dollar today dropped 6 cents to 14.87 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices after the Central Bank decided on Tuesday to maintain the Lebac interest rates at 38 percent for the 35-day shortest term.

  • 31/03/2016 | Argentina

    Central Bank sells more than 200 M dollars; US currency ends at 14.89 pesos

    The US dollar today rose only two cents to 14.89 pesos after the Central Bank intervened in the foeign exchange market selling 203.1 million dollars and registered its first decline in one month since the end of the dollar restrictions last year. It fell 6.1 percent or 97 cents to 14.89 pesos in March, pushed down by high interest rates and as investors await grain exporting firms to liquidate their incomes. 

  • 01/04/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs above 15 pesos

    The US dollar climbed 13 cents today to 15.02 pesos in BA City banks and foreign exchange offices, trading again above the 15-peso mark. In the informal market, the so called “blue” dollar was down at 15.19 pesos.

  • 18/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs 6 cents to 15.12 pesos

    The US dollar was trading 6 cents higher at 15.12 pesos in BA City banks and foreign exchange offices. In the informal market, the so called “blue” dollar was trading at 15.55 pesos, ámbito.com reported.

  • 22/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar plunges 17 cents to 14.65 pesos

    The US dollar ended down 17 cents to 14.65 pesos in BA City banks and foreign exchange offices. On Monday, greenbacks backtracked 31 cents following grain exporters’ liquidation of currency.

  • 29/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar drops 5 cents to 14.93 pesos

    After an early surge in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices breaking the 15-peso barrier, the US dollar dropped 5 cents to 14.93 pesos.

  • 15/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar drops 19 cents to 14.89 pesos

    The US dollar was dropping 19 cents to 14.89 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices, a day after hitting its lowest mark in almost a month.

  • 16/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar drops 3 cents to 14.86 pesos

    The US dollar today ended lower for the sixth session in a row, dropping three cents to 14.86 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 17/03/2016 | Argentina

    Us dollar jumps 20 cents to 15.06 pesos after 6-session drop

    After falling for six days in a row, the US dollar today jumped 20 cents to 15.06 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 09/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar down to 15.62 pesos after new rate hike

    Following the decision by the Central Bank (BCRA) to increase interest rates, the US dollar today dropped four cents to 15.62 pesos in Buenos Aires City Banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 10/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar drops 2 cents to 15.60 pesos

    The US dollar today traded lower for the second session in a row after the rate hike implemented this week by the Central Bank. In banks and foreign exchange agencies the US currency ended two cents lower at 15.60 pesos.

  • 11/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar hits three-week low after grain exporters liquidation

    The US dollar today plunged 30 cents to 15.30 pesos in Buenos Aires city banks and foreign exchange offices hitting a three-week low after a rate hike implemented by the Central Bank and after grain exporting firms committed to liquidate 7 billion dollars, a move that began to boost the offer of greenbacks.

  • 26/02/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar adds 3 cents to 15.63 pesos

    The US dollar today added three cents and traded at 15.63 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 02/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar drops 15 cents to 15.94 pesos after BCRA rate hike

    A move by the Central Bank to hike rates up to 37 per cent took away some pressure on the US dollar which today dropped below the 16-peso mark in banks and exchange agencies.

  • 08/03/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar goes up 6 cents to 15.66 pesos

    The US dollar today jumped 6 cents to 15.26 pesos (buying price) and 15.66 pesos (selling price) in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange office.

  • 23/02/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar climbed 30 cents to 15.65 pesos

    Fifteen minutes before closing time, the Central Bank intervened in the foreign exchange market, for the second time since the government lifted the dollar restrictions. It sold between 120 millions and 140 million dollars to halt the raise in the wholesale market which was pushing up the retail exchange rate.

  • 24/02/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar ends lower at 15.60 pesos

    The US dollar today closed five cents lower at 15.60 pesos (selling price) in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices, with a new intervention of the Central Bank which sold 20 million dollars.

  • 25/02/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar ends steady at 15.60 pesos

    The US dollar today traded steady at 15.20 pesos for buyers and 15.60 pesos for sellers in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices. In the informal market, the so called “blue” dollar rose eight cents to 15.66 pesos, ámbito.com reported.

  • 16/02/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar hits new record high: 15 pesos

    For the first time since the national government decided to lift currency restrictions, the US dollar reached 15 pesos in banks and foreign exchange agencies of the city, hitting a record high.

  • 18/02/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar ends 14 cents higher at 15.27 pesos

    The US dollar was climbing 12 cents to 15.25 pesos in BA City banks and foreign exchange offices. For the first time since the government lifted the currency restrictions, today was the first time the Central Bank intervened in the foreign exchange market to halt the dollar hike selling 41 million dollars.

  • 19/02/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar closes lower at 15.26 pesos

    For the first time this month, the US dollar traded down after dropping one cent to close at 15.27 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices, ámbito.com reported. In the informal market, the so called “blue” dollar jumped 8 cents to 15.43 pesos.

  • 10/02/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs 15 cents, hits record high

    Following the Carnival holidays, the US dollar today jumped 15 cents to 14.70 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 11/02/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs 8 cents to 14.78 pesos

    The US dollar today jumped 8 cents to 14.78 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices. In the informal market, the so called “blue” dollar climbed 23 cents to 14.66 pesos, ámbito.com reported.

  • 12/02/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs 18 cents to 14.96 pesos

    The US dollar today traded 18 cents higher at 14.96 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices. In the informal market, the so called “blue” dollar jumped 27 centos to end at 14.93 pesos, ámbito.com reported.

  • 03/02/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar ends 2 cents higher at 14.38 pesos

    A day after the so called “blue” dollar fell below the official dollar rate, the American currency traded two cents higher to close at 14.38 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 04/02/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar ends 3 cents higher to reach new maximum peak

    The dollar climbed for the fourth time this week, going up 3 cents to reach a new record high at 14.41 pesos in BA City banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 05/02/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar hits new record high at 14.55 pesos

    The US dollar went up for the fifth session in a row climbing 14 cents to close at 14.55 pesos in BA City banks and foreign exchange offices. The American currency accumulated a 41-cent hike this week.

  • 28/01/2016 | Argentina

    'Blue' backtracks 8 cents, dollar gap shrinks

    The US dollar climbed two cents to close at 14.15 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices. In the informal market, the so called “blue” dollar backtracked 8 cents to 14.29 pesos, with the gap between the official and the parallel rates reaching 1 percent, ámbito.com reported.

  • 01/02/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar hits maximum high at 14.30 pesos

    The US dollar inaugurated the second month of the year with a 16-cent climb, reaching a new maximum peak of 14.30 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 02/02/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar cimbs 6 cents to 14.36 pesos, hits new record high

    The US dollar continued upward trends, climbing 6 cents to 14.36 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices. This way, the American currency hits its eight hike of the past sessions, trading above the 14-peso mark.

  • 25/01/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar goes up 8 cents to 14.04 pesos

    The US dollar went up 8 cents compared to Friday’s closing marks, trading at 13.64 pesos for buyers and 14.04 for sellers in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 26/01/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 14.08 pesos

    The US dollar climbed 4 cents to 13.68 pesos (buying price) and 14.08 pesos (selling price) in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices. On Monday, the American currency gained 8 cents having already accumulated a 20-cent hike last week.

  • 27/01/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar goes up 4 cents to 14.12 pesos

    The US dollar was climbing 4 cents to 13.72 pesos for buyers and 14.12 pesos for sellers in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 13/01/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar ends 1 cent higher at 13.86 pesos

    The US dollar closed slightly higher at 13.86 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices, one cent above its previous closing price, following Tuesday’s 28-cent drop.

  • 14/01/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar ends down at 13.68 pesos amid weak demand

    The US dollar today dropped 18 cents to 13.68 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices amid weak demand of greenbacks, while the so called “blue” dollar rose one cent to 14.41 pesos in underground houses.

  • 22/01/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs 13 cents to 13.96 pesos

    The US dollar went up 13 cents to 13.96 pesos in BA City banks and foreign exchange offices. Meanwhile, the so called “blue” dollar backtracked one cent to 14.35 pesos, ámbito.com reported.

  • 05/01/2016 | Argentina

    Amid rising demand, US dollar climbs 30 cents to 13.87 pesos

    The US dollar today climbed 30 cents to 13.87 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices. Earlier in the session, the US currency rose 62 cents reaching 14.25 pesos, the highest mark within a day since December’s devaluation.

  • 06/01/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar 18 cents higher, breaks 14-peso barrier

    The US dollar today climbed 18 cents, breaking the 14-peso mark, and ended at 14.05 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 08/01/2016 | Argentina

    US dollar drops 3 cents to 14.15 pesos

    After a six-day climb, the US dollar dropped three cents to 14.51 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 29/12/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar drops 4 cents to 13.27 pesos

    The US dollar today dropped four cents to 12.97 pesos (buying price) and 13.27 pesos (selling price) in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices, while the so called “blue” dollar added 11 cents to 14.43 pesos in underground houses.

  • 30/12/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 13.29 pesos, 'blue' lower at 14.28 pesos

    In the last session of the week due to the New Year holidays, the US dollar was climbing two cents to 13.29 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices. Meanwhile, the so called “blue” dollar was dropping 13 cents to 14.28 pesos, ámbito.com reported.

  • 31/12/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar up by 56% in 2015 ending at 13.41 pesos

    The last day of the year, the US dollar closed slightly up at 13.41 pesos (selling price) and 13.11 pesos (buying price) in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices, accumulating an annual increase of 56.6 pesos, the highest in 13 years.

  • 17/12/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar traded at 13.95 pesos as exchange market begins to normalize

    As the exchange market is still looking for a reference price for the dollar one day after President Mauricio Macri’s administration lifted the currency controls implemented four years ago by the previous administration, dollar transactions began to normalize today with the US dollar trading at 14.10 pesos in exchange agencies while operations in Banco Nación were made with a dollar at 13.75 pesos.

  • 18/12/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar drops to 13.60 pesos on second day after currency controls lifted

    The US dollar today plunged 35 cents to 13.60 pesos on the second day since President Mauricio Macri's administration decided to put an end to official restrictions for the purchase of greenbacks. Foreign exchange houses were still adjusting their systems to comply with the new rules so not all Buenos Aires City brokers were yet available to meet clients' demands.

  • 22/12/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar goes up 14 cents to 13.30 pesos

    The US dollar ended 14 cents higher at 13.20 pesos (buying price) and 13.36 pesos (selling price) in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 25/11/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar falls to 15.12 pesos, official rate higher at 9.69 pesos

    The so called “blue” dollar was dropping 12 cents to 15.12 pesos, ámbito.com reported. Yesterday, greenbacks in the informal market closed the session on the rise after climbing five cents.

  • 15/12/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar goes down to 14.55 pesos, official rate higher at 9.815 pesos

    As the government readies the end of restrictions to the purchase of dollars, the greenbacks in the informal market were dropping 14 cents to 14.55 pesos, ámbito.com reported.

  • 16/12/2015 | Argentina

    Before dollar 'clamp' lifting was announced, US dollar rose to 9.84 pesos

    The US dollar today rose two cents and a half to 9.84 pesos in banks and exchange agencies compared to Tuesday’s closing marks.

  • 19/11/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops 21 cents to 15.20 pesos

    Ahead of the presidential runoff, the so called “blue” dollar went down 21 cents to 15.20 pesos, ámbito.com reported. Earlier in the session, greenbacks in the informal market traded at 15.29 pesos. In Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices, the American currency was moving up half a cent to 9.665 pesos.

  • 20/11/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops to 15.07 pesos

    In the last market session ahead of Sunday’s presidential runoff, the so called “blue” dollar today dropped 13 cents to 15.07 pesos, ámbito.com reported. The gap between the official and the parallel rates of the American currency was at 55.8 percent.

  • 23/11/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar closes 12 cents higher

    Following Sunday’s runoff that ended with the victory of Mauricio Macri as Argentina’s new president, the so called “blue” informal dollar today climbed 12 cents and ended at 15.19 pesos, ámbito.com reported.

  • 11/11/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar jumps 63 cents to 15.33 pesos

    The "blue" black market dollar climbed 63 cents to 15.33 pesos in a volatile market fueled by speculation ahead of the November 22 runoff.

  • 13/11/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar plunges 22 cents to 15.05 pesos, official rate higher

    Amid high speculation and volatility with the presidential runoff just around the corner, the so called “blue” dollar today plunged 22 cents to 15.05 pesos, ámbito.com reported.

  • 18/11/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar ends higher at 15.41 pesos, official rate up to 9.66 pesos

    The so called “blue” dollar today ended six cents higher at 15.41 pesos in underground houses, ámbito.com reported. In banks and foreign exchange offices, the official exchange rate closed half a cent up at 9.66 pesos.

  • 28/10/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar jumps 5 cents to 15.90 pesos

    The so called “blue” black market exchange rate today jumped 5 cents to 15.90 pesos after hitting earlier the 16-peso mark. It climbed four cents yesterday after plunging 25 cents on Monday following the unexpected outcome of Sunday’s presidential elections.

  • 10/11/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar rebounds from early fall, ends at 14.70 pesos

    After dropping in early trading today, the so called “blue” dollar climbed 25 cents to close at 14.70 pesos, ámbito.com reported.

  • 22/10/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar climbs 15 cents, ends above 16 pesos

    In the run-up to the presidential elections, the so called “blue” dollar today climbed 15cents to close at 1603 pesos, ámbito.com reported. The gap between the official and the parallel rates of the US currency widened to 68.3 percent.

  • 23/10/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar ends 3 cents higher at 16.06 pesos, official rate closes at 9.53 pesos

    In the last session prior to the presidential elections, the so called “blue” dollar climbed three cents to 13.06 pesos with the gap between the official and the parallel rates of the American currency at 68.5 percent, ámbito.com reported.

  • 26/10/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar plunges 25 cents to 15.81 pesos

    Following Sunday’s presidential elections that led to an unprecedented runoff between Daniel Scioli of the Victory Front (FpV) and Mauricio Macri of the Let’s Change (Cambiemos) coalition, the so called “blue” dollar plunged 25 cents to end at 15.81 pesos, ámbito.com reported.

  • 15/10/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar steadies at 15.83 pesos

    The so called “blue” dollar today ended slightly higher, ámbito.com reported. It rose half a cent to 15.83 pesos, with the gap between the official and the informal rates of the US currency at 66.7 percent.

  • 16/10/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar higher at 15.94 pesos

    The so called “blue” dollar climbed 11 cents to close at 15.94 pesos, its highest mark this month, ámbito.com reported. The hike was registered as the session ended with greenbacks in the informal market going up six cents from 15.88 pesos to their closing mark.

  • 20/10/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar ends 8 cents lower at 16.03 pesos

    The "blue" parallel exchange rate today plunged eight cents ending at 16.03 pesos in underground offices, after hitting a new record high of 16.13 pesos earlier, and halting three upward sessions.

  • 07/10/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar rises; 'blue' ends steady at 15.75 pesos

    The US dollar ended half a cent higher today at 9.465 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange agencies while the "blue" parallel rate finished the session unchanged at 15.75 pesos, ámbito.com reported.

  • 09/10/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar goes up to 15.83 pesos, official rate higher at 9.475 pesos

    The so called “blue” dollar advanced six cents to 15.83 pesos, amid sustained demands for greenbacks in a climate of electoral expectations – Argentineans will be casting their votes to choose the successor of President Cristina Kirchner only in two weeks.

  • 29/09/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar ends steady at 16 pesos

    The so called “blue” parallel exchange rate ended one cent lower at 16 pesos after gaining two cents in early trade, ámbito.com reported.

  • 30/09/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops to 15.99 pesos

    The so called “blue” dollar today traded one cent lower at 15.99 pesos, ámbito.com reported. Yesterday, greenbacks in the informal market dropped one cent. In Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices, meanwhile, the American currency official rate rose half a cent to 9.43 pesos.

  • 02/10/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar ends slightly up at 15.89 pesos

    The so called “blue” dollar ended one cent higher at 15.89 pesos, ámbito.com reported, after  greenbacks in the parallel market went down 17 cents to 15.80 pesos yesterday, the same day the AFIP tax bureau enabled October’s quota for the purchase of dollars for saving purposes.

  • 22/09/2015 | Argentina

    Blue-chip swap, stock exchange rates fall sharply

    The blue-chip swap and the stock exchange rates registered one of their biggest drops of the past weeks, falling almost one peso over the day amid a sharp fall in the BA City stock market.

  • 24/09/2015 | Argentina

    Blue dollar breaks 16-peso mark amid controls

    The parallel dollar rate rose eight cents today despite strict government controls to trade above the 16-peso barrier, selling at 16.01 pesos while the blue-chip and stock market rates recovered after heavy early falls.

  • 04/09/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' plunges to 15.48 pesos, official rate higher at 9.335 pesos

    The so called “blue” dollar went down 18 cents to trade at 15.48 pesos, ending a three-day rise that took greenbacks in the informal market to close at 15.66 pesos on Thursday, ámbito.com reported.

  • 09/09/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar goes up to 15.55 pesos, official rate higher at 9.355 pesos

    The so called “blue” dollar rose four cents to 15.57 pesos, ámbito.com reported, following a climb of six cents yesterday after dropping sharply over the past three sessions. The official rate also rose, closing one cent up.

  • 28/08/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 9.30 pesos, 'blue' falls to 15.53 pesos

    The so called “blue” dollar dropped 14 cents to 15.53 pesos, the third consecutive day the currency has finished lower after reaching record levels at the start of the week.

  • 03/09/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 9.33 pesos, 'blue' climbs to 15.66 pesos

    The US dollar today rose one cent to 9.33 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices while the so called “blue” parallel exchange rate climbed four cents to 15.66 pesos in underground houses after yesterday’s 11-cent surge, ámbito.com reported.

  • 20/08/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar hits new high of 15.35 pesos

    The so called “blue” dollar climbed 20 cents to 15.35 pesos, hitting a new peak this year, ámbito.com reported. The gap between the official and the parallel rates of the American currency was at 65 percent. In BA City banks and foreign exchange offices, greenbacks ended half a cent higher at 9.265 pesos.

  • 21/08/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar skyrockets to 15.55 pesos after hitting 2015 peak

    The so called “blue” dollar jumped 20 cents to reach 15.55 pesos, ámbito.com reported, having hit a high for the current year in early trading. The gap between the official and the parallel stands at 67 percent.

  • 30/07/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops three cents to 14.91 pesos

    The so called "blue" dollar fell three cents today in underground houses and closed at 14.91 pesos, according to a report by ámbito.com.

  • 07/08/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar higher 9.225 pesos, 'blue' at 14.92 pesos

    The US dollar ended half a cent higher at 9.225 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices, while the "blue" parallel exchange rate dropped six cents to close at 14.92 pesos in underground houses, according to ámbito.com.

  • 21/07/2015 | Argentina

    Pignanelli warns against 'blue' dollar 'mistakes': 'Gov't woke up the beast'

    Former president of the Central Bank Aldo Pignanelli said the federal government “woke up the beast” as he analyzed the recent surge in the so called “blue” dollar.

  • 22/07/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar falls back to 14.89 pesos after sharp gains

    The so called “blue” dollar dropped 20 cents to 14.89 pesos following Tuesday’s surge when greenbacks in the informal market hit a maximum peak in nine months and a half to close at 15.09 pesos, ámbito.com reported.

  • 24/06/2015 | Argentina

    Blue dollar soars 22 cents, authorities resume parallel market controls

    Following Tuesday’s sharp climb in the parallel foreign exchange market, authorities headed back to BA City downtown boosting controls on the illegal purchase of dollars, ámbito.com reported. The so called “blue” dollar closed 22 cents up at 13.57 pesos.

  • 24/06/2015 | Argentina

    Gov't warns 'blue' dollar traders should expect new raids

    Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández said operations in the parallel foreign currency market were “illegal” and “very small” thus prompting not that serious concern in the government. Still, he warned “blue” dollar traders might expect further controls by authorities.

  • 25/06/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar falls back after jump, closes at 13.52 pesos

    The US dollar closed at 9.085 pesos in BA City banks and foreign exchange offices. Meanwhile, the so called “blue” dollar decreased five cents to 13.52 pesos, ámbito.com reported. In early trading, greenbacks in the informal market hit 13.65 pesos.

  • 11/06/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to 9.045 pesos, 'blue' higher at 12.67 pesos

    The US dollar closed half a cent at 9.045 pesos in Buenos Aires city banks and foreign exchange offices, while the so called “blue” dollar ended five cents higher at 12.67 pesos.

  • 23/06/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar climbs 15 cents to 13.20 pesos

    The so called “blue” dollar was climbing fifteen cents to 13.20 pesos, the highest mark in five months, ámbito.com reported.

  • 23/06/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' climbs 30 cents to 13.35 pesos, hits five-month high

    The so called “blue” dollar soared 30 cents to 13.35 pesos, hitting its maximum peak in almost five months. The sharp rise takes place as traders in the informal market remain alert over government raids. The blue-chip swap rate fell to 12.26 pesos.

  • 21/05/2015 | Argentina

    US dollar closes half a cent up at 8.98 pesos

    The US dollar closed half a cent up at 8.98 pesos in BA City banks and foreign exchange offices. Meanwhile, the "blue" dollar ended steady at 12.64 pesos. The Central Bank (BCRA) bought 40 million dollars.

  • 15/05/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar higher at 12.65 pesos

    Greenbacks in the informal market climbed three cents and closed at 12.65 pesos, showing upward trends for the fourth session in a row following a retreat in currency demands for saving purposes.

  • 08/05/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar falls 13 cents to 12.57 pesos during the past week

    The so called “blue” dollar, which trades in the illegal market, closed two cents lower at 12.57 pesos. Meanwhile, the official rate of the US currency ended half a cent up at 8.94 pesos in Buenos Aires city banks and foreign exchange agencies.

  • 11/05/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar lower at 12.52 pesos

  • 06/05/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar rebounds to 12.60 pesos

  • 15/04/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar jumps 28 cents to close at $12.80

    The so called “blue” dollar soared in value during today's trading, rising 28 cents to reach 12.80 pesos. The gap increased to 44.1% with the official dollar, which closed up half a cent.

  • 16/04/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops 8 cents after Wednesday’s surge

    Following Wednesday’s surge when greenbacks in the informal market climbed 28 cents (3.3 percent over the past four days), the so called “blue” dollar dropped eight cents to 12.72 pesos.

  • 10/04/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops 15 cents to 12.40 pesos during week

    The so called “blue” dollar closed one cent up at 12.40 pesos. Greenbacks in the paralell market fell 15 cents during the week. Meanwhile, the official rate increased half a cent and closed at 8.86 pesos.

  • 14/04/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar rises 10 cents to 12.52 pesos

    After a slight climb in early trade, the so called “blue” dollar traded today at 12.52 pesos, 10 cents higher than Monday’s closing mark. Meanwhile, the official rate ended unchanged at 8.87 pesos in Buenos Aires City Banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 30/01/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar trades steady at 13.60 pesos

    After dropping 15 cents yesterday, the so called "blue" dollar closed steady at 13.60 pesos in the last day of the month. The "blue" fell 1.6 percent in January amid strong government controls.

  • 27/02/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar goes up to 13.03 pesos, official rate at 8.74 pesos

    After a sharp 21-cent fall, the so called "blue" dollar closed at 13.03 pesos. Earlier today it was down at 12.90 pesos. Meanwhile, the official rate climberd half a cent to close at 8.74 pesos.

  • 26/03/2015 | Argentina

    Official dollar up at 8.82; 'blue' falls to 12.79 pesos

    The so called “blue” dollar dropped two cents to close at 12.79 pesos. The American currency, meanwhile, traded half a cent higher at 8.82 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 02/01/2015 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar steady at 13.80 pesos

  • 05/12/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar plunges 14 cents to 12.78 pesos

    The so called “blue dollar” plunged 14 cents to close at 12.78 pesos on the last day of the financial week, following yesterday's mark when greenbacks in the informal market broke the 13-peso barrier losing 13 cents as a result of ongoing official controls and raids.

  • 30/12/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar climbs to 13.80 pesos, official up 31% in year

    The so called “blue” dollar climbed 25 cents to 13.80 pesos wih few operations being registered, amid fears the government would tighten controls in the foreign exchange market. Meanwhile, the official rate of the American currency remained at 8.565 pesos in BA City banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 07/11/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar plunges 40 cents to 13.10 pesos

    In the end of the financial week, the so called “blue” dollar continued its downward trend and dropped 40 cents to close at 13.10 pesos. The gap between the informal and the official rates hit 53.8 percent.

  • 11/11/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue dollar price is artifificial, pushes for devaluation'

    The so called “blue” dollar trading in the informal market is “artificial,” manipulated by “concentrated sectors of the economy” seeking to push for devaluation, lawmaker Carlos Heller affirmed in a week where greenbacks’ parallel rate continues on a free fall.

  • 15/11/2014 | Argentina

    Recalde says 'not true' all unions demanding wage talks opening

    Ruling Victory Front party lawmaker Héctor Recalde has denied calls for an opening of wage negotiations were a common stance by all labour unions and renewed the government’s criticism against "speculative" maneuvers in the financial market.

  • 22/10/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' falls to 14.69 pesos, blue-chip swap plunges amid BCRA pressure

    The so called “blue” dollar fell back by one cent to 14.69 pesos, amid growing fear after the Central Bank carried out one of its most important raids against trading houses and credit unions.

  • 24/10/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar falls five cents to 14.65 pesos on inspection fears

    Amid concerns about new inspections, the so called “blue” dollar was down five cents and closed at 14.65 pesos. Reversing early trends, the blue-chip swap rate was up 12 cents at 13.19 pesos while the stock exchange rate climbed 25 cents to 13.60 pesos.

  • 31/10/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar falls 5 cents to 14.28 pesos amid control fears

    The so called “blue” dollar fell five cents to close at 14.28 pesos with informal market traders halting operations amid fears of new government controls and raids. On Thursday, the parallel rate had already dropped 20 cents.

  • 17/10/2014 | Argentina

    Blue-chip swap dollar lower at 13.70 pesos, informal rate up at 14.70

    The blue-chip swap fell nine cents to close at 13.70 pesos, keeping track with the stock exchange dollar, which jumped 28 cents to 13.55 pesos. Meanwhile, greenbacks in the informal market went up five cents to trade at 14.70 pesos, with traders fearing new controls.

  • 17/10/2014 | Argentina

    ‘We cannot criminalize people who buy dollars in the informal market’

    The head of the Office of Economic Crime and Money-Laundering (PROCELAC) Carlos Gonella has said he will not go after people who sell or buy dollars in the informal market, and assured his office will aim at the ones that finance the underground exchange houses known as “cuevas” instead.

  • 21/10/2014 | Argentina

    Blue-chip swap rate sinks 25 cents; US dollar, informal rate advance

    After the Central Bank launched its largest operation in months against foreign exchange offices and stockbrokers, the blue-chip swap rate plunged 25 cents to close at 13.82 pesos, following yesterday’s 40-cent hike.

  • 04/09/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' plummets 20 cents, official dollar rate falls after Central Bank move

    The 'blue' dollar crashed 20 cents to trade at 14 pesos, while the official rate was also down in a session marked by banks trying to sell their dollar holdings following a Central Bank resolution.

  • 05/09/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar steady at 14 pesos amid Gendarmerie patrols in BA City

    The US dollar climbed one cent to close at 8.42 pesos, while greenbacks in the informal market traded unchanged and closed at 14 pesos amid Gendarmerie patrols in dowtown Buenos Aires.

  • 19/09/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar at 15 pesos on inspection fears

    The so called “blue” dollar traded steady and closed at 15 pesos following yesterday’s fall and Wednesday’s sharp climb when, pushed by speculation, greenbacks in the informal market hit a record high. In BA City banks and foreign exchange offices, the official rate of the American currency jumped to 8.44 pesos.

  • 28/08/2014 | Argentina

    'They seek a devaluation that is obviously not going to happen'

    After the informal rate hit a new record mark of 14.38 pesos yesterday, cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich dennounced “continous speculative attacks” from vulture funds that operate in the parallel market “seeking to cause a devaluation that is obviously not going to happen.”

  • 29/08/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops 33 cents to 14.05 pesos

    The blue dollar rate which trades in the informal market today dropped 33 cents to 14.05 pesos after a quiet session yesterday due to a nationwide strike staged by anti-government unions. The official rate closed unchanged at 8.42 pesos.

  • 03/09/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops to 14.20 pesos

    Greenbacks in the informal market dropped five cents to close at 14.20 pesos, while the official rate of the US dollar traded steady to close at 8.42 cents in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 30/07/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar plunges 50 cents to 12.30 pesos

    Greenbacks in the informal market droped 50 cents to 12.30 pesos with all market eyes focused on New York talks. The US dollar traded 1 cent higher at 8.22 pesos in BA City banks and exchange offices.

  • 08/08/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steadies at 8.29 pesos, 'blue' at 12.80 pesos

    The US dollar climbed one cent and ended the week at 8.29 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices. In the informal market, greenbacks traded stable and closed at 12.80 pesos.

  • 15/08/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 8.29 pesos, 'blue' at $13.20

    The US dollar closed unchanged at 8.29 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange office. The Central Bank has marked its lowest peak in currency purchasing acquiring only u$s10 million yesterday though international reserves remained steady.

  • 27/06/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' climbs 10 cents to 12.15 pesos as official rate steadies

    Amid soaring expectations about negotiations between Argentina and vulture funds in New York today, greenbacks in the informal market climbed 10 cents to close at 12.15 pesos. The US dollar official rate, meanwhile, traded steady at 8.15 pesos.

  • 01/07/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady at 8.15 pesos, ‘blue’ dollar falls back to 12.05 pesos

    The US dollar closed steady at 8.15 pesos, while the so called “blue” dollar fell back 10 cents to 12.10 pesos in the informal market.

  • 11/07/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar jumps to 8.17 pesos, 'blue' lower at 11.90 pesos

    The US dollar traded one cent higher in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices today, closing the week with a two-cent climb. Greenbacks in the informal market, meanhwile, where dropped ten cents to 11.90 pesos.

  • 27/05/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar jumps to 11.75 pesos

    The so called “blue” dollar that trades in the informal market climbed 25 cents to 11.75 pesos for sellers, pushed by the blue-chip swap dollar and the stock exchange dollar rates which traded at 11.05 pesos and 11.38 pesos respectively.

  • 11/06/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 8.15 pesos, 'blue' stable at 11.60 pesos

    The US dollar traded steady today at 8.15 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices. Meanwhile, in the informal market greenbacks also traded stable at 11.60 pesos with only few operations being registered.

  • 25/06/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady at 8.15 pesos; ‘blue’ dollar climbs to 12.05 pesos

    The US dollar traded steady at Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices and closed at 8.15 pesos. In the meantime, the so called "blue" dollar climbed 5 cents to 12.05, pushed up by a stock exchange rate hike.

  • 09/05/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar ends steady at 8.02 pesos, 'blue' lower at 10.70

    The US dollar remained unchanged at 8.02 pesos in BA City banks and foreign exchange offices. Greenbacks in the informal market closed at 10.70 after Wednesday's 15-cent surge.

  • 20/05/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar soars to 11.70 pesos

    A surge in demand in the informal market took the so called “blue” dollar 40 cents higher to 11.70 pesos, following yesterday’s 25-cent hike. The American currency was one cent up in BA City banks and exchange offices.

  • 21/05/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar climbs to 11.90 pesos

    After hitting 11.70 pesos yesterday, the informal dollar kept climbing today. The so called "blue" currency hit 11.90 pesos, 20 cents higher than its last close.

  • 30/04/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar lower, official rate trades steady

    In the last trading session of the month heading for the long weekend holiday, the US dollar closed steady at 8.01 pesos. Greenbacks in the informal market were five cents lower at 10.55 pesos.

  • 06/05/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 8.01 pesos

    The US dollar closed unchanged today in BA City banks and main foreign exchange offices at 8.01 pesos. Meanwhile, the so called “blue” dollar rose five cents, selling at 10.55 pesos.

  • 08/05/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs one cent, 'blue' at 10.73 pesos

    The US dollar closed one cent higher in Buenos Aires banks and main foreign exchange offices at 8.02 pesos. Meanwhile, greenbacks in the informal market climbed three cents to 10.73 pesos.

  • 24/04/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar soars 20 cents to 10.70 pesos

    Following a five-cent surge in early trade today, greenbacks in the informal market climbed 20 cents to 10.70 pesos. The official rate, however, closed unaltered at 7.96 pesos for buyers and 8.01 pesos for sellers.

  • 25/04/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 8.01 pesos, 'blue' higher at 10.75 pesos

    By the end of the financial week, the US dollar traded at 7.96 pesos for buyers and 8.01 pesos for sellers. Meanwhile, the so called “blue” dollar climbed five cents to close at 10.75 pesos. Yesterday, greenbacks in the informal market jumped 20 cents.

  • 29/04/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 8.01 pesos; 'blue' lower at 10.60 pesos

    The US dollar closed unchanged at 8.01 pesos in BA City banks and main foreign exchange offices. Following last week's 35-cent rise, the so called "blue" dollar traded 10 cents lower at 10.60 pesos.

  • 04/04/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar traded steady, 'blue' lower at 10.70 pesos

    The US currency closed unchanged at 7.96 pesos for buyers and 8.01 pesos for sellers in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices. The so called “blue” dollar, meanwhile, dropped five cents to 10.70 pesos in the informal market.

  • 15/04/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar unchanged at 8.01 pesos, 'blue' jumps 12 cents to 10.40 pesos

    The US dollar closed steady in Buenos Aires City main foreign exchange offices and banks at 8.01 pesos for sellers, while the parallel 'blue' currency experienced a sharp spike of 12 cents to trade at 10.40 pesos.

  • 16/04/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 8.01 pesos, 'blue' at 10.40

    A day ahead of the beginning of the Easter holidays, the US dollar was trading steady in Buenos Aires City main foreign exchange offices and banks at 7.96 pesos for buyers and 8.01 pesos for sellers.

  • 28/03/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 8.015 pesos

    The US dollar traded half a cent higher at 8.015 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices, closing the week with no major shocks in the market.

  • 01/04/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 8.01 pesos, 'blue' unchanged

    The US dollar closed unchanged today in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices at 8.01 pesos. The so called ‘blue’ dollar also remained unmoved at 10.80.

  • 03/04/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady at 8.01 pesos, 'blue' falls

    The US currency has closed unchanged in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices, the price remaining at 7.96 pesos for buyers and 8.01 pesos for sellers. Meanwhile, the so called “blue” dollar dropped five cent, trading at 10.75 pesos.

  • 20/03/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar closes higher at 7.975 pesos, 'blue' rises

    The US dollar has closed one cent higher in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices to 7.925 pesos for buyers and 7.975 pesos for sellers. In the informal market, greenbacks were trading three cents up at 10.93 pesos.

  • 25/03/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar jumps three cents, 'blue' unchanged at 10.90 pesos

    The US Dollar has closed three cents up on the first trading day of the week, breaking the 8 peso barrier to finish at 7.965 pesos (buying) and 8.015 (selling price). Meanwhile, the so called “blue” dollar traded without alterations at 10.90 pesos.

  • 26/03/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar down half cent at 8.01 pesos

    The US dollar closed half a cent lower in Buenos Aires City's main banks and foreign exchange offices, closing with a price of 7.96 pesos (buying) and 8.01 pesos (selling) in the official markets.

  • 13/03/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar up at 7.895 pesos, 'blue' climbs to 11

    The US dollar closed one cent higher at 7.895 pesos for sellers at Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices. Meanwhile, the so called “blue” dollar rose 15 cents, trading at 11 pesos following last week’s sharp fall in the informal market.

  • 14/03/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar jumps to 7.90 pesos

    The US dollar climbed half a cent at Buenos Aires City banks and exchange offices at 7.85 pesos for buyers and 7.90 pesos for sellers. Meanwhile, as result of a lower demand for greenbacks in the informal market, the so called “blue” dollar closed steady at 11 pesos.

  • 19/03/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar closes steady at 7.965 pesos, 'blue' falls to 10.92 pesos

    The US dollar closed steady at Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices at 7.915 pesos for buyers and 7.965 pesos for sellers, while the so called “blue” dollar ended one cent lower at 10.82 pesos (buying price) and 10.92 pesos (selling price).

  • 25/02/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 7.88 pesos, 'blue' lower at 11.65 pesos

    The US currency ended half a cent higher today at BA City banks and exchange offices at 7.88 pesos. In the informal market, the so called “blue” dollar closed five cents down, reaching 11.60 pesos (buying price) and 11.65 pesos (selling price).

     

  • 05/03/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to 7.89 pesos, 'blue' drops to 10.55 pesos

    The US currency today climbed half a cent to 7.89 pesos at Buenos Aires City banks and exchange offices while informal market greenbacks dropped 65 cents to 10.55 pesos.

  • 07/03/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drops 5 cents to 10.95 pesos

    In the last day of the weekly trading session, the US dollar showed a downward trend as it dropped one cent to close at 7.825 pesos for buyers and 7.875 for sellers in Buenos Aires City Banks and foreign exchange offices. The so called “blue” dollar slipped 5 cents to close at 10.95 pesos.

  • 19/02/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to 7.79 pesos, 'blue' jumps to 11.80 pesos

    The US dollar today ended one cent and a half higher at 7.79 pesos at main banks and exchange offices. Meanwhile, the so called “blue” dollar jumped two cents to 11.80 pesos due to almost no trading operations in the informal market.

  • 20/02/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to 7.825 pesos, 'blue' at 11.83

    The US currency today ended three cents higher at 7.825 pesos at main banks and exchange offices while the so called "blue" dollar jumped three cents to 11.83 pesos following weeks of almost no operations in the informal market.

  • 21/02/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to 7.865 pesos, 'blue' drops to 11.80

    The US currency today climbed four cents to 7.865 pesos at main banks and exchange offices. In the informal market, the so called “blue” dollar dropped  three cents and closed at 11.80 pesos.

  • 23/01/2014 | Argentina

    BA Stock Market operators raided in 'blue' dollar investigations

    Inspectors from the Central Bank, accompanied by Federal Police officers, today raided offices in the Buenos Aires Stock Market, where 'caves' that traded in unofficial dollars were allegedly operating.

  • 13/02/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar ends down at 7.80 pesos; 'blue' lower

    The US currency ended two cents lower at Buenos Aires City banks and exchange offices at 7.80 pesos. The Central Bank yesterday purchased US$130 million, a move that however has no impacts on Argentina’s international reserves which have shown a US$19-million upward.

  • 16/01/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar continued climb, hit 11.55 pesos

    Purchase pressure on the so called “blue” dollar continues pushing greenbacks in the informal market, and closed 35 cents up at 11.50 pesos for buyers and 11.55 pesos for sellers. Yesterday, the blue hit a new record high amid high tourists’ demand.

  • 21/01/2014 | Argentina

    Early US dollar jump halted by Central Bank, rises five cents

    The US dollar experienced a sharp rise today at Buenos Aires City banks, jumping 13 cents at one point before falling back to 6.89 pesos for sellers. The 'blue' rebounded from yesterday's losses, adding 30 cents to its value.

  • 13/01/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar hikes to 6.70 pesos; 'blue' lower at 10.77 pesos

    The US currency started the week three and a half cents higher at Buenos Aires City banks and exchange offices at 6.65 pesos for buyers and 6.70 pesos for sellers. Greenbacks in the informal market closed seven cents lower at 10.77 pesos (selling price).

  • 14/01/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar jumps two cents to 6.71 pesos, 'blue' trades at 10.93 pesos

    After a steady open today, the US dollar closed one cent higher at Buenos Aires City banks and exchange offices at 6.665 pesos for buyers and 6.715 pesos for sellers. Meanwhile, the so called “blue” dollar jumped 9 cents to 10.93 pesos.

  • 06/01/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs four cents to 6.60 pesos, 'blue' closes with new record at 10.47 pesos

    The US dollar closed four cents to 6.55 pesos for buyers and 6.60 pesos for sellers at BA City banks and exchange offices. In 2013, the peso currency hit a 32-percent-devaluation. In the informal market, the "blue" dollar rose 17 cents higher  at 10.42 pesos (buying price) and 10.47 pesos (selling price).

  • 07/01/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar hits new record high, closed at 10.90 pesos

    The so called “blue” dollar broke the May 8 last year barrier when it hit 10.45 pesos. Greenbacks in the informal market closed at 10.85 pesos for buyers and 10.90 pesos for sellers, fueled by tourist demand and some exchange speculative purchases. Meanwhile, the official dollar climed half a cent to 6.555 pesos (buying price) and 6.605 pesos (selling price) at Buenos Aires City banks and exchange offices.

  • 10/01/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs three cents to 6.665 pesos; 'blue' trades steady at 10.8 pesos

    After a steady open this morning, the US dollar closed three cents higher at 6.615 pesos for buyers and 6.665 pesos for sellers at Buenos Aires City and exchange offices. The so called "blue" dollar remained steady at  10.80 pesos (selling price).

  • 30/12/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar at 6.525 pesos, up 32% in 2013

    After a steady open this morning, the US currency climbed a cent and a half reaching at 6.475 pesos for buyers and 6.525 pesos for sellers at Buenos Aires City banks and exchange offices.

  • 02/01/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar jumps to 6.55 pesos, Blue up to 10.17

    Greenbacks were trading two and a half cents higher in the first financial week of 2014 following the 32-percent devaluation reached by Argentina’s peso currency last year. Rates were at 6.55 for sellers at BA City banks and exchange offices.

  • 03/01/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs one cent to 6.56 pesos, 'blue' trades at 10.30

    The US currency closed today one cent higher today following yesterday’s two-cent-and-a-half climb. Rates were at 6.51 pesos for buyers and 6.56 for sellers in BA City banks and exchange offices. Meanwhile, the so called “blue” dollar jumped three cents to 10.30 pesos.

  • 06/12/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to 6,25 pesos, 'blue' drops to 9.50

    The US dollar climbs a cent and a half trading at 6.20 pesos for buyers and 6.25 for sellers. The so called “blue dollar” falls by 14 cent dropping to 9.45 pesos (buying price) and 9.50 (selling price).

  • 11/12/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to 6.285 pesos, blue trades at 9.56 pesos

    After a steady open today at Buenos Aires city exchange offices and banks, the US currency ended higher at 6.285 pesos (selling price). The so called “blue dollar” was trading in the informal market at 9.56 pesos (selling price).

  • 26/12/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar jumps to 6.48 pesos, 'blue' trades at 9.90 pesos

    After a steady open this morning, the US dollar climbed three cents and a half at 6.43 pesos for buyers and 6.48 pesos for sellers at Buenos Aires City banks and exchange offices. Greenbacks had already jumped two cents earlier in the week.

  • 12/11/2013 | Argentina

    For D'Elía, 'blue' dollar data must be punished with 'prison'

    For Kirchnerite Luis D’Elía those informing about the rate of greenbacks operating in the informal market must be jailed. In his popular Twitter account, the picketer targeted the Clarín media group accusing it of “poisoning the economy” with “inflation and black market-dollar” information.

  • 19/11/2013 | Argentina

    Official, informal US dollar soar following redesign of CFK's ministerial team

    Following yesterday’s news about the cabinet shake-up, the US dollar jumped 4 cents to 6 pesos for buyers and 6.045 for sellers. Similar trends in the informal market show the foreign currency already hitting 9.95 pesos (selling price).

  • 05/12/2013 | Argentina

    Blue dollar climbs to 9.69 pesos, official to 6.23

    Traders say tourist demand for greenbacks in the informal market has increased following the government’s decision to take the 20 percent levy on credit and debit card purchases as well as on the purchase of the US currency to 35 percent.

  • 13/09/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar jumps to 5.735 pesos

    US dollar that is traded at banks and exchange offices climbed one cent to 5.735 pesos today. "Cave" greenbacks remain at 9.25 pesos. Buenos Aires stocks edged up 2.27 percent hitting a new historic maximum peak.

  • 18/10/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 5.86 pesos

    The US currency closed steady at 5.86 pesos for buyers today. Greenbacks in the informal market reached 9.86 pesos. Meanwhile, Buenos Aires stocks edged up 1.5 percent to 5,465.85 points setting a new historic peak.

  • 28/08/2013 | Argentina

    BA stocks edge up 2%, Moreno lowers 'blue' dollar

    Local stocks edge up 2 percent with the Merval benchmark stock index reached 3,925.31 points as the government announced stocks listed in the market will not be taxed in the new income tax scheme. Greenbacks in exchange “caves” closed at 9.40 pesos after the massive police ride organised by Domestic Trade Secretary Guillermo Moreno.

  • 29/08/2013 | Argentina

    After steady open, US dollar climbs to 5.67

    US dolllar that trades in banks and exchange offices climbed once cent and a half reaching  5.67 pesos. Greenbacks’ purchases in the so called exchange “caves” dropped to 9.38 pesos following yesterday's official raids that closed down informal market offices.

  • 30/08/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar reaches 5.68 pesos; 'cave' drops to 9.25 pesos

    The US dollar reached 5.62 pesos (buying price) and 5.68 pesos (selling price). Greenbacks rack up a 3-cent rise with devaluation is already hitting 15.3 percent. In the informal market, the foreign currency drops to 9.25 due to tightening government controls.

  • 19/07/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar traded steady at 5.7 pesos, 'blue' paralyzed at 8.52

    The US currency traded steady today at 5.41 pesos (buying price) and 5.47 (selling price). The "blue" dollar paralyzed at 8.52 pesos; local stocks edge up 1.2 percent.

  • 06/08/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 5.535 pesos

    The US dollar traded higher today at banks and exchanges offices at 5.535 pesos for buyers. The greenback reaches a 12.4 percent climb during the year.

  • 26/08/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs one cent to 5.64 pesos

    The US dollar opened steady today at banks and exchange offices at 5.58 pesos (buying price) and 5.64 (selling price). Buenos Aires stocks edge up 0.5 %.

  • 05/07/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at 5,415 pesos; 'blue' down to 7,97 pesos

    US dollar closed at AR$5,36 for buyers and AR$ 5,415 for sellers at banks and exchange offices. Meanwhile, the so called “blue dollar” operating in the black market dropped one cent with buying rates at AR$ 7,92 and selling rates at AR$ 7,97.

  • 11/07/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 5.425 pesos; 'blue' rate at 8.20 pesos

    US dollar was half a cent higher today at banks and main exchange offices in Buenos Aires City at a buying price of AR$5.365 and a selling price of AR$5.425. The informal market rate increased eleven cents to 8.20 pesos.

  • 18/07/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar drop to 8.57 pesos; shares drop 2.8 %

    The "blue" dollar rate which operates in the informal market remained virtually paralyzed on fears of government controls. The green currency dropped to 8.57 pesos for its selling price. Shares fell sharply with YPF leading the decline after a three-day positive earning of 7.7 percent.

  • 18/06/2013 | Argentina

    Dollar closes at 5.35 pesos; BA stocks fall

    The official dollar rate rose half a cent to AR$ 5,295 (buying prince) and AR$ 5,35 (selling price) at exchange offices and banks.

  • 03/07/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at 5.41 pesos; 'blue' higher

    US dollar reached 5.355 pesos (buying price) and 5.41 pesos (selling price) at exchange offices while the so called "blue" dollar rate closed at 7.95 pesos.

  • 04/07/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at 5,415 pesos; 'blue' at 7.98 pesos

    The US currency closed half a cent higher today at banks and exchange offices with a buying price of AR$5,36 and a selling price of AR$5,415.

  • 06/06/2013 | Argentina

    Black market dollar closes at 8.57 pesos; official rate closes 1 cent up

    The black market dollar was 5 cents higher today at a selling rate of 8.69 pesos while the official dollar rate closed one cent higher at exchange offices and banks in Buenos Aires City at 5.31 pesos.

  • 12/06/2013 | Argentina

    Informal market dollar trading resumes gradually

    Although gradually, the informal market dollar began to be traded again after being virtually paralyzed for the last three business days, on fears of government controls.  

  • 15/06/2013 | Argentina

    Black market dollar drop 'reasonable,' Central Bank

    Drop in black market dollar rates is “reasonable,” Central Bank vice president Miguel Pesce considered as he explained the US greenback has showed “irrational” trends due to “speculative maneuvers.”

  • 22/05/2013 | Argentina

    Black market dollar closes at AR$8.43 while official rate rises

    The black market dollar continued today with its declining tendency as its selling price closed at AR$8.43, 15 cents lower than yesterday's close.

  • 04/06/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes steady at AR$ 5,295; 'blue' lower

    The US dollar ended steady today at 5,240 pesos for its selling price at exchange offices and banks while the black market dollar ended 10 cents lower at 8.45 pesos.

  • 05/06/2013 | Argentina

    Black market dollar closes at AR$ 8,55, official rate at AR$ 5,30

    The so called “blue” dollar closed today at AR$ 8,50 (buying price) and AR$8,55 (selling price). Official rate of the US currency closed at AR$ 5,30.

  • 07/05/2013 | Argentina

    Kicillof to economists: Speculative attacks intent to generate devaluation

    Deputy Economy Minister Axel Kicillof warned: “Speculative attacks related to political acts” aim to generate devaluation. He referred to the Argentine history recalling that “consecutive devaluations caused the tendency to find a shelter in dollars.”

  • 08/05/2013 | Argentina

    Moreno meets with bank officials, demands 'blue' dollar decrease

    Followed by historical raise of the “blue” dollar and recent announcement of the dollar tax whitewash project, Domestic Trade Secretary Guillermo Moreno first met with authorities of Banco Piano and later with the president of Puente investment bank.

  • 20/05/2013 | Argentina

    Lorenzino: ''Blue' dollar makes me laugh'

    Economy Minister Hernán Lorenzino today played down the black market dollar transactions and revealed the so called "blue" dollar "makes me laugh."

  • 27/04/2013 | Argentina

    ''Blue' dollar has no roof; gov't destroys peso'

    Head of the Buenos Aies City Bank Federico Sturzenegger and ex president of the Central Bank Martín Redrado said that the recent raise of the so called “blue” dollar and the huge gap with the official rate “have no roof ".

  • 07/05/2013 | Argentina

    Ex CB head Pignanelli calls for way out to 'blue' dollar problem

    Ex Central Bank head Aldo Pignanelli urged the government to crack down on inflation and "blue" dollar skyrocketing trends and demanded an adjustment plan as he forecasted a troubled economic scenario.

  • 07/05/2013 | Argentina

    Aldo Ferrer: 'Out-of-context' devaluation is 'not a solution'

    Amid fears over the increasing rate of the so called “blue” dollar which today has hit a new record high, economist Aldo Ferrer warned that an “out-of-context devaluation” will only “make the problem worse.”

  • 12/04/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at AR$ 5,155; 'blue' lower at AR$8.43

    The US dollar traded higher today in exchange offices at AR$ 5,10 (buying price) and AR$ 5,155 (selling price). On the informal market, the so called "blue" dollar was trading one cent lower at AR$8.41 (buying price) and AR$8.43 (selling price).

  • 24/04/2013 | Argentina

    ‘Blue’ dollar, 19 cents higher at AR$8,86

    So called “blue” dollar that trades in the black market climbed 19 cents at AR$ $ 8,82  (buying price) and AR$ 8,86 (selling price), following yesterday’s 4-cent hike.

  • 24/04/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar closes at AR$8.94 hitting new record-high

    After skyrocketing 19 cents yesterday, the so called “blue” dollar that trades in the black market was eight cents higher today trading at AR$8.91 and AR$8.94 per dollar. The official exchange rate remained also edged up to AR$5.185 .

  • 21/03/2013 | Argentina

    Capitanich: Blue dollar responds to 'speculative attacks'

    Chaco province Governor Jorge Capitanich said that skyrocketing blue dollar rates respond to “speculative, systematic and reiterated attacks” that have fueled the parallel exchange values in the black market and affirmed that the “only price” to consider is “the official one.”

  • 21/03/2013 | Argentina

    'AFIP does not execute the exchange policy,' Echegaray warns

    “We execute the fiscal policy, not the exchange policy,” head of the Tax Agency AFIP Rircardo Echegaray affirmed specifying political responsibilities as the blue dollar hit skyrocketing rates this week.

  • 23/03/2013 | Argentina

    Sturzenegger: Dollar problem is 'inflation'

    Banco Ciudad president Federico Sturzenegger said that the rise of the so called “blue dollar” is a result of Argentineans’ search of a saving shelter against inflation and warned more climbs could be expected if the government “continues to issue” pesos.

  • 02/06/2012 | Argentina

    Aníbal Fernández confirms pressure on money changers to lower ‘blue’ dollar rate

    By Pablo Jimenez

    National Senator for the Victory Front bloc, Aníbal Fernández, said today that the Government is planning, from the open of the black market on Monday, to put pressure on money changers, in order for the ‘blue’ dollar rate to not go over AR$5.10.

  • 21/03/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar lowers to AR$8.45 after climbing 48 cents

    The US dollar official trade rate ended half a cent  higher today at AR$5.10 (buying price) and AR$5.11 (selling price).

  • 21/03/2013 | Argentina

    Exchange houses think new ‘Blue’ dollar’s floor came to stay

    As the climbing of the so called “blue dollar” keeps threatening on not stopping, exchange houses representatives told Ambito.com that it’s a snowball situation that will get bigger unless some government’s “friends” show up willing to sell some large amounts of greenback.


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