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  • 17/09/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof: No economic reason why dollar should be at 15 pesos

    Economy minister Axel Kicillof has questioned the record rise of the parallel 'blue' dollar, suggesting that those behind the unofficial currency were looking to spread panic in the Argentine economy.

  • 18/09/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't denounces 'speculative attacks' after AA's ticket sales restriction

    Cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich described American Airlines’ decision to restrict ticket sales to and from Buenos Aires city to 90 days as an “speculative attacks against the country”. The US airline alleged difficulties in the currency exchange market to apply restrictions in its operations in Argentina.

  • 18/09/2014 | Argentina

    Central Bank denies ‘currency restrictions’

    Argentina’s Central Bank denied any "currency restrictions," in response to American Airlines’ alleged reason to limit local availability of tickets.

  • 03/09/2014 | Argentina

    Auction values Argentina Credit Debt Swaps at 39.5 cents on dollar

    Traders taking part in an auction to settle Argentina's credit default swaps have valued the country's restructured bonds at 39.5 cents to the dollar, in line with analyst expectations, who forecasted a value around 40 cents.

  • 11/09/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 8.42 pesos, 'blue' up one cent at 14.26 pesos

    The US dollar traded unchanged in BA City banks and exchange offices and closed at 8.42 pesos, while the so called "blue" dollar which trades in the informal market went up one cent to close at 14.26 pesos.

  • 12/09/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 8.42 pesos, 'blue' climbs nine cents at 14.35 pesos

    The US dollar remained unchanged in banks and exchange offices in the City and closed at 8.42 pesos. The so called "blue" dollar, meanwhile, jumped nine cents at 14.35 pesos.

  • 22/08/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar jumps one cent and a half, 'blue' falls to 13.88 pesos

    The official dollar climbed one and a half cents in Buenos Aires city banks and exchange offices to close at 8.42 pesos. Meanwhile, greenbacks in the informal market lost seven cents and closed at 13.88 pesos in the last day of the financial week.

  • 27/08/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich: 'Argentina is under speculative attack'

    After the US dollar informal rate broke a new record yesterday, advancing 22 cents to 14.20 pesos, the cabinet chief accused vulture funds of “speculative attacks against the (peso) currency” to “systematically erode the government’s credibility and trust.”

  • 02/09/2014 | Argentina

    CTA's Yasky blasts UIA's Méndez for ‘defending speculators’

    The head of pro-government CTA splinter group Hugo Yasky criticised the absence of Argentine Industrial Union (UIA) leader Héctor Méndez at yesterday’s Wage Council. “(Méndez’s) attitude favours market freedom, in defense of speculators,” Yasky said.

  • 01/08/2014 | Argentina

    Informal dollar ends at 12.80 pesos

    The informal rate or "blue" dollar today rose again to end five cents higher at 12.80 pesos after climbing 40 cents yesterday as investors shelter in the US currency amid increasing uncertainty over the ongoing debt negotiations in New York.

  • 04/08/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar ends higher at 8.28 pesos; 'blue' falls back

    The official rate ended three cents higher at 8.28 pesos in banks and exchange offices while the “blue” dollar fell back by ten cents to 12.70 pesos.

  • 06/08/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 8.28 pesos; 'blue' jumps to 12.80 pesos

    The US dollar traded steady today and closed at 8.28 pesos in banks and exchange offices, after accumulating a nine-cent rise in the last three weeks.

  • 18/07/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar ends steady at 8.17 pesos, 'blue' at 12.25 pesos

    The US dollar remained unchanged at 8.17 pesos today in banks and exchange offices in Buenos Aires as the Central Bank continues its intervention in the forex market.

  • 25/07/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 8.19 pesos; 'blue' rises

    The so called "blue" dollar that trades in the informal market was higher today and closed at 12.60 pesos as investors awaited the outcome of ongoing negotiations between Argentina and vulture funds in New York.

  • 31/07/2014 | Argentina

    ‘Blue’ dollar jumps to 12.70 pesos; official rate rises

    The “blue” dollar climbed 40 cents to 12.70 pesos today, after the government failed to reach an agreement with holdouts in New York to avert default. The official dollar closed up by a cent to 8.23 pesos in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 19/06/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 8.15 pesos, 'blue' dollar up to 12.40 pesos

    With all eyes focused on Argentina’s legal dispute against vulture funds, the so called “blue” dollar closed 10 cents higher at 12.40 pesos. The US dollar at Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices, meanwhile, remained steady at 8.15 pesos.

  • 03/07/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar trades lower at 11.95 pesos

    The so called "blue" dollar, which trades in the informal market, was five cents lower today and closed at 11.95 pesos, as operators were awaiting for the outcome of the government's negotiations with holdouts.

  • 04/07/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steadies amid fewer operations

    The US dollar today remained steady and closed at 8.15 pesos in banks and exchange offices amid fewer operations due to the Independence Day holiday in the United States.

  • 05/06/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar rose to 8.14 pesos, 'blue' at 11.55 pesos

    The US dollar ended two cents higher today at 8.14 pesos in banks and exchange offices after rising one cent yesterday, amid dollar sales from grain exporters which pushed the US currency down and forced the Central Bank to buy dollars. The blue dollar, meanwhile, traded unchanged at 11.55 pesos.

  • 06/06/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 8.145 pesos

    The US dollar traded half a cent higher at 8.145 today in banks and exchange officecs after rising two cents yesterday.

  • 13/06/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar ends at 8.15 pesos, 'blue' down to 11.65 pesos

    The US dollar remained unchanged today at 8.15 pesos in banks and foreign exchange offices after the Central Bank yesterday decided to restrict dollar purchases from big importers. The “blue” dollar was five cent lower at 11.65 pesos, following yesterday’s 10-cent climb.

  • 29/05/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar lower at 11.70 pesos

    The "blue" dollar which trades in the informal market was 10 cents lower today at 11.70 pesos amid few transactions in the market due to a bankers' strike.

  • 30/05/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar plunges 30 cents to 11.40 on low demand

    The blue dollar or informal rate dropped 30 cents today to trade at 11.40 pesos due to lower demand of greenbacks and pushed by the blue-chip swap rate which was also down at 11 pesos.

  • 02/06/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 8.10 pesos

    The US dollar closed half a cent higher today in banks and exchange offices trading at 8.10 pesos as market analysts estimate around 140 million dollars are being liquidated by grain exporters on a daily basis, boosting Central Bank reserves.

  • 23/05/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' plunges 43 cents to 11.37 pesos; official dollar climbs to 8.08 pesos

    The black market dollar’s climb of the past business days has been halted as it plunged to 11.37 pesos. On Thursday, it ended 10 cents lower although accumulating an 80 cent rise during the week.

  • 26/05/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar remains steady at 8.08 pesos; 'blue' higher

    The US dollar remained unchanged today in banks and exchange offices at 8.08 pesos on a thin volume day due to a national which kept US markets closed.

  • 28/05/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 8.09; 'blue' climbs five cents

    The US dollar closed half a cent up at 8.09 pesos in banks and exchange offices of the City while the "blue" dollar rose five cents to 11.80 pesos after climbing 25 cents yesterday, pushed by the stock exchange and the blue-chip swap rates which rose 39 cents.

  • 14/05/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 8.05 pesos

    The US dollar closed one and a half cents higher today in banks and exchange offices, selling at 8.50 pesos. The so called "blue" dollar, meanwhile, was five cents lower at 10.75 pesos in the informal market.

  • 15/05/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar ends higher at 8.07 pesos; 'blue' climbs to 10.90 pesos

    The US dollar ended higher today at 8.07 pesos in banks and exchange offices in the City after the Central Bank intervened in the exchange market to halt its rise.

  • 16/05/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar ends steady at 8.07 pesos; 'blue' higher at 11.05

    The US dollar ended steady today at 8.07 pesos in banks and exchange offices of the City, after raising five cents this week.

  • 28/04/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady at 8.01 pesos

    The US dollar closed unchanged today at 7.96 pesos for buyers and 8.01 pesos for sellers in Buenos Aires City banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 05/05/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 8.01 pesos; 'blue' lower

    The US dollar closed steady today at 8.01 pesos on the first Business day and after the Labour Day long weekend. The official exchange rate has remained unchanged since March 31.

  • 07/05/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar remains steady at 8.01 pesos; 'blue' rises sharply

    The US dollar closed steady today at 8.01 pesos in banks and exchange offices in the city, remaining unchanged, while the parallel so-called "blue" dollar  was 15 cents higher today at 10.70 pesos.

  • 21/04/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar trades unchanged at 8.01 pesos

    After the Easter holiday, the US dollar today closed unchanged to end trading with a selling price of 8.01 pesos in banks and exchange offices in the City.

  • 22/04/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady at 8.01 pesos

  • 23/04/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 8.01 pesos, 'blue' rises

    The US dollar has ended trading unchanged compared to yesterday's closing price, selling at 8.01 pesos in banks and exchange offices in the City.

  • 10/04/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar ends steady at 8.01 pesos

    The US dollar today ended steady in banks and foreign exchange offices of the City at 8.01 pesos amid an active behaviour of the Central Bank which yesterday bought 200 million dollars.

  • 11/04/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 8.01 pesos; 'blue' higher

    The US dollar today closed steady in banks and foreign exchange offices of the City at 8.01 pesos amid an active participation of the Central Bank which seeks to boost its international reserves.

  • 07/04/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 8.01 pesos; 'blue' lower

    The US dollar closed unchanged today at 8.01 pesos in banks and foreign exchange offices, while the unofficial 'blue' currency continued its downward trend selling 10 cents lower at 10.60 pesos.

  • 08/04/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar plunges 26 cents to 10.34 pesos

    The so called “blue” dollar which trades in the informal market continued its downward trend today and plunged 26 cents to 10.34 pesos. Meanwhile, the US dollar was unchanged and closed at 8.01 pesos in banks and foreign exchange offices.

  • 09/04/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 8.01 pesos; 'blue' lower

    The US dollar today remained unchanged at 8.01 pesos in banks and foreign exchange offices in the City. Meanwhile, the so called "blue" dollar which trades in the informal market kept dropping and closed  four cents lower at 10.30 pesos.

  • 30/03/2014 | Argentina

    Austerity by stealth

    By James Neilson
    Argentine populists have always made out that their country is the innocent victim of wicked foreigners, mostly Britons and North Americans, who have grown accustomed to appropriating large chunks of its wealth.

  • 30/03/2014 | Argentina

    Footing the bill

    By Martín Gambarotta
    For better or for worse the Kirchnerite years will take some undoing. But oh wait, some of the stuff is already being undone by the Kirchnerite administration in charge. Have you not noticed?

  • 31/03/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar drops to 8.01 pesos, 'blue' down

    The US dollar today closed slightly down at 8.01 pesos in banks and exchange offices in the City. The so called "blue" dollar fell to 10.80 pesos.

  • 18/03/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar three cents higher at 7.965 pesos

    The US dollar today rose three cents at banks and exchange offices to close at 7.945 pesos (selling price), continuing its climb after ending three cents higher yesterday.

  • 21/03/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar ends one cent higher at 7.985 pesos

    The US dollar today rose one cent to 7.985 pesos (selling price) at banks and exchange offices while the so called "blue" dollar dropped five cents to 10.90 pesos in the informal market.

  • 27/03/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar ends at 8.01 pesos, 'blue' drops to 10.85 pesos

    The US dollar ended unchanged today at 8.01 pesos in banks and exchange offices of the City. In the informal market, greenbacks yielded five cents as the 'blue dollar' fell to 10.85 pesos.

  • 11/03/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 7.875 pesos, 'blue' falls

    The US dollar today closed unchanged at banks and exchange offices of the City, selling at 7.875 pesos. Greenbacks in the informal market dropped 10 cents to trade at 10.85 pesos.

  • 12/03/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar jumps to 7.885 pesos, "blue" steady at 10.85 pesos

    The US dollar climbed one cent to 7.885 pesos amid Central Bank tightening controls. Meanwhile, the so called “blue” dollar closed at 10.85 pesos due to a lower demand for greenbacks in the informal market.

  • 17/03/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 7.935 pesos, 'blue' descends

    The US dollar closed three cents higher today compared to its Friday closing price and was tradied at 7.935 pesos (selling price), while the parallel currency fell five cents to sell at 10.90 pesos.

  • 28/02/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar plunges 20 cents to 11.25 pesos; official rate rises

    The US dollar today rose half a cent at banks and exchange offices of Buenos Aires City, and ended at 7.895 pesos while the so called "blue" dollar plunged 20 cents to close at 11.25 pesos.

  • 06/03/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar rebounds, closes at 11 pesos

    Following yesterday’s sharp fall, the so called “blue” dollar recovered today 45 cents, climbing to 11 pesos for sellers and 10.95 pesos for buyers. Savers seem to have aimed for the informal market, since greenbacks traded cheaper than in banks and exchange offices.

  • 10/03/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar ends at 7.875 pesos, 'blue' falls

    The US dollar today closed unchanged at banks and exchange offices of the City at 7.875 pesos after rising one cent earlier.

  • 24/02/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 7.875 pesos; 'blue' dips

    The US dollar ended one cent higher at banks and exchange offices in Buenos Aires city. After last Friday it reached the highest price since January devaluation, the US currency today closed at 7.875 pesos.

  • 26/02/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to 7.89 pesos, 'blue' falls

    The US dollar closed one cent higher at 7.89 pesos. Meanwhile, the so called "blue" dollar plunged 10 cents in the informal market to finish at 11.55 pesos.

  • 27/02/2014 | Argentina

    Informal dollar drops 10 cents to 11.45 pesos

    The US dollar which trades in the informal market dropped 10 cents today to 11.45 pesos while the official rate closed steady at banks and exchange offices of Buenos Aires City at 7.89 pesos.

  • 14/02/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar drops at 7.79 pesos, 'blue' at 11.85

    The US dollar dropped one cent and closed today at 7.79 pesos at banks and exchange offices after the Central Bank yesterday bought 40 million dollars in the market raising its international reserves 24 million dollars to 27.798 billion at the end of the day.

  • 17/02/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar down one cent; 'blue' drops

    The US dollar closed down one cent today at banks and exchange offices, trading at 7.78 pesos (selling price). The Central Bank bought last Friday 70 million dollars boosting international reserves.

  • 18/02/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar drops to 7.77 pesos, 'blue' steady

    The US dollar dropped half a cent today to close at 7.77 pesos at banks and exchange offices while the informal market price was unchanged at 11.78 pesos after dropping yesterday amid thin trading volume.

  • 10/02/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar lower at 7.82 pesos; 'blue' falls 50 cents

    The US dollar finished trading three cents lower compared to Friday closing price after the steep drop of the last week. In the black market, the US currency closed 50 cents lower at 11.65 pesos.

  • 11/02/2014 | Argentina

    'Argentina has all chances to keep on growing,' Scioli

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli stated that “Argentina is moving towards the normalization of pending issues” as he praised the government’s economic “decisions” that led to a drop in the US dollar exchange rate.

  • 12/02/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 7.82 pesos; 'blue' up 45 cents

    The US dollar closed unchanged today at 7.82 pesos after the sharp drops of the last week as grain exporters liquidated 419.38 million dollars, 74.7 per cent more than in the same period of last year.

  • 07/02/2014 | Argentina

    Blue-chip swap, 'blue' dollar drop; official rate ends four cents lower

    The US dollar today was sharply lower at 7.85 pesos in banks and exchange offices, four cents lower than yesterday's close.

  • 09/02/2014 | Argentina

    Neuquén governor Sapag blasts 'petrol dollar'

    The governor of the province of Neuquén, Jorge Sapag, has denied that he is in conflict with the national government, while criticising plans floated to introduce a preferential dollar rate for energy companies.

  • 09/02/2014 | Argentina

    Dollar hits a wall

    By Martín Gambarotta
    Some people, bless them, are big players in life. Others are big players on Twitter. And then there are those happy few who are big players both in life and on Twitter. They have, say, over 10,000 followers on Twitter. Some own media groups. Some are journalists. What have you.

  • 05/02/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar plunges 10 cents to 7.915 pesos

    The official dollar rate opened unchanged today but later dropped 10 cents, closing at 7.915 pesos in banks and exchange offices in Buenos Aires City, after remaining roughly unchanged last week when the government relaxed foreign exchange controls.

  • 06/02/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar drops two cents, closes at 7.89 pesos

    The US dollar dropped today two cents and closed at 7.89 pesos at banks and exchange offices after it plunged 10 cents yesterday to end at 7.91 pesos.

  • 03/02/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar closes unchanged at 8.025 pesos

    The official dollar rate closed without alterations on the first business day of the week. It was trading at 8.025 pesos per dollar in banks and exchange offices in Buenos Aires City, after remaining roughly unchanged last week when the government relaxed foreign exchange controls.

  • 04/02/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar ends lower at 8.015 pesos

  • 04/02/2014 | Argentina

    CFK to businesses: Stop lying to Argentine people

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner today launched a stinging attack on businesses that raised prices in the wake of January's devaluation, calling on empresarios to "Stop lying to the Argentine people".

  • 31/01/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar closes steady; rises in parallel market

    The US dollar closed steady today at 8.025 pesos per dollar to end a week with no major fluctuations.

  • 02/02/2014 | Argentina

    The theory and practice of the red circle

    By Mempo Giardinelli
    One might think that this country’s woes could be explained by some “P v. E” (politics versus economics) power equation — an ancient and repeated confrontation which shakes up Argentine life every now and then.

  • 02/02/2014 | Argentina

    'There are more than enough reserves'

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich has defended the Victory Front's economic policies, and assured that the level of currency reserves in the Central Bank is acceptable at the current time.

  • 29/01/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof announces deal to roll back consumer prices

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof announced that the government has reached a deal with different companies to rollback the prices of products to levels recorded prior to January 21, when the peso suffered its strongest devaluation since 2002.

  • 30/01/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 8.025 pesos, 'Blue' falls heavily

    The US dollar today closed one cent and a half higher in banks and exchange offices to end with a selling price of 8.025 pesos.

  • 27/01/2014 | Argentina

    CFK criticises banks, financial 'speculators'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner used her personal Twitter account to rail against figures in the banking and financial industries, which according to the head of state used speculative practices to send Argentina into default in 2001.

  • 28/01/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar rose two cents at 8.015 pesos

    The official dollar rate rose two cents to 8.015 pesos after last week's strong rises, while the reference rate for dollar purchases for savings was also higher at 9.62 pesos in its second day of trading.

  • 29/01/2014 | Argentina

    Blue US dollar jumps, official drops half cent

    The US dollar soared 40 cents today in the black market to reach 12.90 pesos per dollar and continuing its upward trend, while the official rate fell half a cent to 8.01 pesos in banks and exchange offices in Buenos Aires.

  • 26/01/2014 | Argentina

    Out of the blue

    By Martín Gambarotta
    On Friday Capitanich, flanked by Economy Minister Axel Kicillof, made the biggest announcement since the two new ministers were appointed in November. The strict currency exchange controls, Capitanich said, will be eased starting on Monday. Individuals will be allowed to purchase dollars at the official rate once more, he added.

  • 27/01/2014 | Argentina

    Blue dollar at 12.15 pesos after move to relax forex controls

    After the government’s unexpected move to relax currency controls and amid thin volume trade, the black market dollar today climbed to 12.15 pesos to start a week in which the foreign currency will have the leading role in the economic scenario.

  • 27/01/2014 | Argentina

    Italy's Letta says EU able to deal with Argentina crisis

    The European Union and the common euro currency are stronger than they were a year ago and much better positioned to resist any shocks stemming from a currency crisis in Argentina, Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta said today.

  • 26/01/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof promises 'explicit rules' for dollar purchases

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof has shed further light on the new measures introduced for the acquisition of dollars for personal savings, which will be allowed once a month and rated according to the buyer's income.

  • 26/01/2014 | Argentina

    It is still Cristina country

    By James Neilson
    For several years now, Argentina has been a one-woman show. It still is. Even when Cristina takes some time off and neglects her Twitter account, the country continues to revolve around her.

  • 26/01/2014 | Argentina

    Watching the bonfire from the inferno

    By Mempo Giardinelli
    Despite unrelenting heat and record-breaking temperatures, what most affects the national mood is, of course, the continuous economic overheating organized by minority and corporate sectors which are extremely powerful and who have long demonstrated their capacity to fire their torpedoes below the Plimsoll line of any government.

  • 24/01/2014 | Argentina

    Dollar rises to 8.015 pesos after restrictions ended

    The US dollar rose half cent today to 8.015 pesos (selling price), following the announcement from the national government that the purchase of the foreign currency for personal use would be once more permitted across Argentina.

  • 24/01/2014 | Argentina

    'Change in dollar restrictions will affect reserves' - Kicillof

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof said that the opening up of the exchange market could have repercussions on international reserves, while condemning what he called a "strong speculative attack."

  • 22/01/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't pledges to 'combat' blue dollar

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich warned that transactions and trading of the parallel, 'blue' dollar would be fought against with the law, while the politician once more linked the unofficial currency to the criminal economy and narcotrafficking.

  • 23/01/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar reaches 8.01 pesos, 'blue' climbs to 13.06

    The US dollar broke the 8 pesos barrier today reaching 7.99 pesos for buyers and 8.01 pesos for sellers, followed yesterday’s largest mark in 12 years. The unofficial 'blue' dollar also saw a sharp escalation, rising 91 cents to close at 13.06 pesos.

  • 19/01/2014 | Argentina

    Blue in the face

    By Martín Gambarotta
    Argentina, like probably any other country, is most of the time dominated by the economy. This nation has a difficult economic history. Two examples of recent history should suffice to show this: the hyperinflation crisis of 1989 and the financial meltdown of 2001, which prompted the biggest sovereign debt default in the history of mankind. Scary stuff? You bet.

  • 20/01/2014 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar plummets 30 cents, official climbs to 6.84 pesos

    The US dollar has climbed more than three cents reaching 6.84 pesos (selling price) - while the parallel 'blue' currency fell a giant 30 cents from Friday evening.

  • 20/01/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't links 'illegal' blue dollar with criminal activity

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich has reiterated the national government's stance on the parallel 'blue' dollar, calling the market "illegal" and pledging to investigate who was behind what he termed "speculative attacks."

  • 09/01/2014 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to 6.635 pesos, 'blue' rises to 10.80

    The US dollar climbed two and a half cents to 6.585 pesos for buyers and 6.635 pesos for sellers at BA City banks and exchange offices.

  • 17/01/2014 | Argentina

    Reserves accumulation policy 'virtuous'

    The Cabinet Chief has defended the government’s debt policy with Argentina using the Central Bank’s international reserves to pay debt, considering the Kirchnerite administration has honoured payment commitments “it did not incur in” and “has not incurred in anymore usury-like debts” either.

  • 19/01/2014 | Argentina

    Mourning, US dollars and coups d’état

    By Mempo Giardinelli
    In this strange, boiling, porteño summer, the prevailing mood continues to be stoked by people who seem specifically specialized in fanning the flames so that the country approaches once again confrontations that will have no winners and only losers, except for the powerful groups that have always run the show, as the unforgettable María Elena Walsh used to say.

  • 23/12/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar advances to 6.45 pesos

    The US currency closed today two cents up compared to its Friday closing price and was traded at 6.45 pesos (selling price) in Buenos Aires City exchange offices and banks.

  • 27/12/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 6.50 pesos

    After a steady open this morning, the US dollar jumped two cents in midtrade to 6.50 pesos (selling price) at Buenos Aires City banks and exchange offices. Yesterday, it climbed three cents and a half.

  • 08/01/2014 | Argentina

    US Dollar climbs to 6.61 pesos, 'blue' dollar drops to 10.75

    The US dollar climbed today one cent to 6.565 pesos for buyers and 6.615 pesos for sellers at BA City banks and exchange offices. The so called “blue” dollar traded at 10.70 pesos (buying price) and 10.75 pesos (selling price).

  • 18/12/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 6.385 pesos

    The US currency today rose four cents to 6.385 pesos (selling price) in Buenos Aires City exchange offices and banks after rising four cents and a half last week.

  • 19/12/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 6.405 pesos

    The US currency today rose another two cents to 6.405 pesos (selling price) in Buenos Aires City exchange offices and banks, continuing its upward tendency of the last weeks.

  • 20/12/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 6.435 pesos

    The US currency today rose three cents to 6.435 pesos (selling price) in Buenos Aires City exchange offices and banks, after rising two cents yesterday, continuing its upward tendency of the last weeks.

  • 13/12/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 6,29; 'blue' climbs to 9,60

    The US currency rose half a cent today in BA City exchange offices and banks to 6.295 (selling price). The currency is closing the week with a three and a half-cent hike after climbing 10 cents previous week.

  • 16/12/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 6.32 pesos

    The US currency today rose two and a half cents to 6.32 pesos (selling price) in Buenos Aires City exchange offices and banks after rising three and a half cents last week.

  • 17/12/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 6.34 pesos

    The US currency today rose two cents to 6.34 pesos (selling price) in Buenos Aires City exchange offices and banks after rising three and a half cents last week.

  • 09/12/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 6.255 pesos

    The US dollar closed half a cent higher today in Buenos Aires City exchange offices and banks at 6.255 for sellers, after climbing 10 cents last week.

  • 10/12/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 6.27 pesos

    The US dollar closed one cent and a half higher today in Buenos Aires City exchange offices and banks at 6.27 (selling price), after climbing 10 cents last week.

  • 12/12/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to 6.29 pesos, 'blue' trades at 9.55 pesos, BA shares up 0,7%

    The US currency was climbing half cent today at Buenos Aires City exchange offices and banks at 6.29 pesos for sellers, reaching a 3-cent hike only this week. The so called "blue dollar" trades one cent higher at 9.55 pesos.

  • 29/11/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 6.15 pesos, BA shares close down 0,3%

    The US currency today rose to 6.15 pesos for buyers at banks and exchange offices in Buenos Aires, two cents higher than yesterday's close.

  • 02/12/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar falls 39 cents; official rate closes higher

    The US currency today closed one cent and a half higher at 6.165 pesos at BA City banks and exchange offices. Meanwhile, the "blue" dollar was trading at 9.18 pesos, 39 cents lower than last week.

  • 03/12/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar climbs to 9.30 pesos

    The so called "blue" dollar which trades in the parallel market today climbed 12 cents to 9.30 pesos for buyers after plunging 39 cents yesterday. The official rate was trading one cent and a half higher at 6.18 pesos for buyers at banks and exchange offices in Buenos Aires.

  • 26/11/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises after business holiday

    After the business holiday that saw banks and exchange houses closed, the US currency today rose one cent and a half compared to its last close and was trading at 6.105 pesos for buyers.

  • 27/11/2013 | Argentina

    Official dollar rises, BA shares close down 1,7%

    The US currency today rose one cent compared to its last close and was trading at 6.115 pesos for buyers.

  • 28/11/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar slips; official rate higher at 6.13 pesos

    The US currency today rose one and a half centc compared to its last close and was trading at 6.13 pesos for buyers.

  • 21/11/2013 | Argentina

    No 'brusque' economic changes to be expected, Kicillof

    In a show of rapprochement to media and society and a new communication style following the cabinet reshuffle announced on CFK’s return to office, newly appointed Economy Minister addressed reporters at the Casa Rosada presidential palace today.

  • 21/11/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 6.065 pesos, Merval up 0.6%

    The US currency today rose one cent and a half compared to its last close to 6.065 pesos for buyers. The foreign exchange rate was being affected by political news and versions of a possible implementation of multiple exchange rates.

  • 22/11/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 6.09 pesos, informal market greenback down to 9.92

    The US currency today rose two cents and a half compared to its last close and was trading at 6.09 pesos for buyers. The foreign exchange rate was being affected by political news and versions of a possible implementation of multiple exchange rates.

  • 15/11/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar hits 6 pesos

    The US currency today was half a cent higher today hitting 6 pesos. It has jumped 21 percent this year although the Central Bank keeps controlling foreign exchange operations.

  • 18/11/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 6.005 pesos

    The US currency today was half a cent higher and hit 6.005 pesos for buyers. It has jumped 21 percent this year although the Central Bank keeps controlling foreign exchange operations.

  • 20/11/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 6.06 pesos; 'blue' drops

    The US currency today rose one cent to 6.06 pesos for buyers after a cabinet shuffle and amid versions of a possible implementation of multiple exchange rates.

  • 06/11/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar trades steady

    The dollar in the informal market was trading at 9.83 pesos, unchanged from yesterday close despite the banking holiday.

  • 08/11/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 5.97 pesos

    The US dollar rose two cents and closed at 5.97 pesos as the Central Bank imposed a limit on the amount grain export companies could borrow from Argentine banks, forcing them to seek credits abroad.

  • 12/11/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 5.98 pesos

    The US dollar rate was steady at 5.93 pesos (buying price) and 5.98 pesos (selling price) after dropping one cent last Thursday for the first time in two years.

  • 31/10/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 5,92 pesos, 'blue' lower

    The US dollar today rose one cent to 5.92 pesos (selling price) continuing its upward mood and after jumping three cents last week. It has accumulated more than 19 percent rise so far this year.

  • 01/11/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 5.94 pesos

    The US dollar today was one cent and a half higher at 5.935 pesos (selling price) after jumping three cents this week. It has accumulated more than 19 percent rise so far this year.

  • 04/11/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar ends higher at 5.95 pesos

    The US dollar today rose to 5.95 pesos (selling price), one cent higher than its Friday close. It has accumulated more than 19 percent rise so far this year.

  • 28/10/2013 | Argentina

    Informal dollar hits 30-cent drop after midterms

    The informal dollar dropped 30 cents to 9.75 for sellers, after yesterday’s midterm elections, while the official greenback rose one cent today to 5.90 pesos. BA stocks edge down 0.7 percent.

  • 29/10/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar steadies at 5.90 pesos, informal rebounds

    The US dollar opened steady today at 5.90 pesos (selling price) after rising one cent yesterday, a day after the key midterm elections held on Sunday. Meanwhile, the informal US dollar today rebounded to 9.73 pesos after dropping three cents in early trade.

  • 30/10/2013 | Argentina

    Official and informal dollar rates higher

    The US dollar rose one cent and a half today to 5.910 pesos (selling price) after jumping three cents last week. It has accumulated more than 19 percent rise so far this year.

  • 22/10/2013 | Argentina

    Vanoli: 'Revealing illegal dollar rates is like publishing cocaine prices'

    The CNV securities regulator chief Alejandro Vanoli, today tried to bring calm regarding the exchange market as the so called “blue” dollar was touching record highs stating there is a “positive financial environment”, although “some media show a virtual country to cause instability.”

  • 24/10/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 5.825 pesos

    The US dollar closed half cent higher at 5.825 (buying price) and 5.875 (selling price) at Buenos Aires city banks and exchange offices. Greenbacks accumulate a 18.9 percent hike so far the year.

  • 25/10/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 5.89 pesos while black market paralized

    As Domestic Trade Secretary Guillermo Moreno ordered a second day of raids yesterday on exchange bureaus in the City, eyes were put mainly on the official dollar rate today as the so called "blue" dollar operations were nearly paralized.

  • 16/10/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 5.85 pesos

    The official rate rose to 5.85 pesos for buyers, half a cent higher than yesterday's closing price.

  • 17/10/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 5.86 pesos

  • 22/10/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar jumps to 10.05 pesos, hits over 5-month record high

    The US currency hit 10 pesos (buying price) and 10.05 pesos (selling price) in the informal market, 15 cents higher compared to its last closing price, pushed by the tourist sector, and as the government crackdown on the so called city “exchange caves” eased up.

  • 10/10/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 5.835 pesos

    The official dollar rate closed at 5.835 pesos for buyers today, half a cent higher from yesterday's close. The US currency has accumulated a 18.9 percent raise since the beginning of the year.

  • 11/10/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 5.84 pesos

    The official exchange rate today rose another half a cent to reach 5.84 pesos for buyers after climbing two cents this week while the so called "blue dollar" was five cents lower.

  • 15/10/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 5.845 pesos; 'blue' lower

    The official exchange rate today rose half a cent higher to 5.845 pesos for buyers. Last week it closed two cents higher.

  • 04/10/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 5.82 pesos

  • 08/10/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 5.83 pesos

    The official dollar closed at 5.83 pesos for buyers, after rising one cent yesterday. The US currency accumulates a 18.9 percent raise.

  • 09/10/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 5.83 pesos, parallel higher

    The official dollar rate remained at 5.83 pesos for buyers today, unchanged from yesterday's close while the so called "blue dollar" climbed eight cents to 9.70 pesos for buyers. 

  • 01/10/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 5.805 pesos

    The official dollar closed half a cent higher at 5.805 for buyers, compared to yesterday's close and continuing its upward mood.

  • 02/10/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 5.81 pesos

    The official dollar closed half a cent higher at 5.81 pesos for buyers. The parallel dollar price registered a slight raise and was traded at 9.57 pesos.

  • 03/10/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar ends higher at 5.82 pesos

  • 25/09/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 5.78 pesos

    The US dollar closed at 5.78 pesos for buyers, unchanged from its last close but after climbing three cents and a half last week.

  • 27/09/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar ends higher at 5.795 pesos

    The US dollar today ended half a cent higher at 5.795 pesos for buyers, continuing its upward trend of the last weeks.

  • 30/09/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar ends higher at 5.80 pesos

    The US currency today rose half a cent to 5.80 pesos for buyers at banks and exchange offices, after opening unchanged from Friday's close.

  • 20/09/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar half cent higher at 5.77 pesos

    The US dollar today rose half a cent to 5.77 pesos for buyers, continuing its upward tendency of the last business days.

  • 23/09/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 5.78 pesos; BA shares gain

    After rising three cents and a half last week, the US dollar today sticked to its upward trend as it rose one cent to 5.78 pesos for buyers.

  • 24/09/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar ends steady at 5.78 pesos

    The US dollar today ended at 5.78 pesos for buyers, unchanged from its last close and after rising one cent yesterday and three and a half cents last week.

  • 17/09/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 5.75 pesos

    The US dollar today rose one cent to 5.75 pesos for buyers, continuing with the upward tendency of the last business days.

  • 18/09/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 5.755 pesos

    The US dollar today rose half a cent to 5.755 pesos for buyers, continuing with the upward tendency of the last business days.

  • 19/09/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 5.765 pesos

    The US dollar today rose half a cent to 5.765 pesos for buyers, continuing its upward tendency of the last business days and after rising one cent yesterday.

  • 11/09/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar ends higher at 5.73 pesos

  • 12/09/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar ends lower at 5.725 pesos

  • 12/09/2013 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires shares break new record before late fall

    Buenos Aires shares hit a new record high today when the Merval benchmark index gained 0.9 percent reaching 4,557.08 points, although the market eventually dropped off at the end of the day.

  • 09/09/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar ends steady at 5.71 pesos

  • 09/09/2013 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires shares hit record high

    Buenos Aires shares were higher today and hit a record high as the Merval benchmark index climbed 2.9 percent to 4,303.85 points.

  • 10/09/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 5.72 pesos

  • 04/09/2013 | Argentina

    Filmus says devaluation seeks Argentina's industrialization

    Kirchnerite candidate seeking to renew his parliamentary seat in October’s midterms Daniel Filmus defended the government’s foreign exchange agenda saying current US dollar rates go under "devaluation# to secure "competitive" greenbacks and to "consolidate Argentina’s industrial process."

  • 06/09/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rose to 5.71 pesos

  • 03/09/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 5.70 pesos

  • 03/09/2013 | Argentina

    Ratazzi says 'Presidents must leave office once terms end'

    Deputy Chairman of the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA) Cristiano Ratazzi commented on the government’s economic agenda and considered President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner “should leave office once her term ends.” Ratazzi called it the “anti-Chávez rules of democracy.”

  • 04/09/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 5.71 pesos

  • 22/08/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar steady rises to 5.62 pesos

  • 23/08/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar ends week higher

    The US dollar which is traded at banks and exchange offices in Buenos Aires today rose another cent to 5.62 pesos for buyers.

  • 02/09/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 5.685 pesos

  • 16/08/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 5.60 pesos

    The dollar has raised four and a half this week and more than 13.7 percent so far 2013, and today was traded at 5.60 pesos for buyers at banks and exchange offices in Buenos Aires City.

  • 20/08/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 5.605 pesos

  • 21/08/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to 5.61 pesos

  • 13/08/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes higher 5.57 pesos

    The US dollar rose one cent today and was traded at 5.57 pesos for buyers at banks and exchange offices in Buenos Aires.

  • 14/08/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 5.58 pesos

    It seems as if the dollar has no roof as it has risen more than 13 percent so far 2013, and was traded at 5.58 pesos for buyers today at banks and exchange offices in Buenos Aires City, one cent higher than its last close.

  • 08/08/2013 | Argentina

    Dollar higher at 5.545 pesos

  • 02/08/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 5.525 pesos

    The US dollar closed at 5.525 pesos for buyers at banks and exchange houses, half a cent higher than yesterday's close while parallel dollar transactions remained almost paralysed as they have been for two weeks amid alleged government controls on large exchange offices.

  • 05/08/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar steady, 'blue' frozen

  • 29/07/2013 | Argentina

    Parallel dollar at 8.53 pesos; official rate higher

    Amid a virtually paralyzed parallel market the "blue" dollar was traded at 8.53 pesos in transactions restricted to regular customers.

  • 31/07/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 5.515 pesos

  • 26/07/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher; 'blue' at 8.51 pesos

  • 22/07/2013 | Argentina

    Stocks gain led by Tenaris

  • 23/07/2013 | Argentina

    AFIP to send letters encouraging purchase of CEDIN bonds

    The Head of the Federal Adminstration of Public Income (AFIP, Richard Echegaray, has announced that the organisation will send up to 30,000 letters to Argentines inviting them to enter the new system for purchasing US dollars.

  • 16/07/2013 | Argentina

    YPF shares boost Buenos Aires' Merval

    Buenos Aires' Merval benchmark stock indez edged up 0.9 percent today to 3,378.31 points, boosted by YPF shares which climbed 2.8 percent after the government unveiled yesterday an oil incentive scheme.

  • 17/07/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at 5.445 pesos; shares jump

    The US dollar ended steady today at banks and exchange offices at 5.385 pesos (buying price) and 5.445 (selling price). Meanwhile, the Merval benchmark stock index jumped 2.6 percent pushed by oil shares.

  • 17/07/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar opens steady at 5.445 pesos

    The US dollar opened steady today at banks and exchange offices at 5.385 pesos (buying price) and 5.445 (selling price).

  • 15/07/2013 | Argentina

    BA shares close with growth

    Buenos Aires shares rose today with the Merval benchmark stock index closing on 3,348.98 points, a growth of 3.79 percent, amid thin trade volume and boosted by oil shares.

  • 16/07/2013 | Argentina

    Parallel dollar continues to climb

    The US dollar was steady today at banks and exchange offices at 5.38 pesos (buying price) and 5.44 pesos (selling price). In the informal market, the so called blue dollar rate closed selling 17 cents higher at 8.75 amid an increasing demand due to the beginning of the winter holidays.

  • 08/07/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes steady at 5.415 pesos; BA shares edged up

    The US dollar closed steady today at exchange offices and banks at 5.355 pesos (buying price) and 5.415 pesos (selling price). The informal market rate rose one cent and closed at a selling price of 7.98 pesos.

  • 10/07/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar rate jumps to 8.09 pesos

    The US dollar traded half a cent higher today at exchange offices and banks at a selling price of 5.42 pesos while in the informal market the dollar rate jumped 11 cents to 8.09 pesos (selling price) compared to the last close.

  • 12/07/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises ahead of winter holidays

    Both the official and the informal dollar rates increased today pushed by a higher demand of greenbacks ahead of the winter holidays in Buenos Aires province and City.

  • 01/07/2013 | Argentina

    BA stocks close on a high pushed by energy firms

    Argentine shares were edging up today with the Merval benchmark stock index adding 1.3 percent to 3,019.82 points, pushed by energy firms.

  • 02/07/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at 5.40 pesos; 'blue' lower

    The US dollar ended steady at exchange offices today at a selling price of 5.40 while the "blue" dollar rate closed at selling price of 7.93 pesos, five cents lower than its last close.

  • 02/07/2013 | Argentina

    Argentine shares close on a low

    Buenos Aires shares fell 0.8 percent today pushed down by Petrobras Brazil and Telecom, with the Merval benchmark index at 2,994.08 points.

  • 27/06/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at 5.385 pesos

    The US dollar closed at a selling price of 5.385 at exchange offices continuing its upward tendency of the last business days.

  • 28/06/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at 5.39 pesos; BA shares higher

    The US dollar closed at exchange offices today, at a selling price of 5.39 pesos, advancing more than 9 percent so far this year.

  • 01/07/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar ends higher at 5.40 pesos; 'blue' dollar closes at 7.98 after slow reactivation

    The US dollar rose one cent today at exchange offices reaching a selling price of 5.395 continuing its ascending tendency and totaling a 9.5 percent increase so far this year. Meanwhile, the informal market slowly reactivated, with the so-called "blue" dollar closing at a selling price of 7.98

  • 24/06/2013 | Argentina

    Argentine stocks close on a low, in line with global markets

    Buenos Aires closed 1.6 percent lower today in line with global markets amid concerns over China's banking system and the US Federal Reserve's policies.

  • 25/06/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at 5.37 pesos

    The US dollar closed at exchange offices and banks at a selling price of 5.37 pesos. The so called "blue" dollar rate ended at 8 pesos, after the informal market resumed operations which had been virtually paralyzed since last June 6th on fears of government controls.

  • 26/06/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at 5.375 pesos; 'blue' rate steady

    The US dollar closed at selling price of 5.375 pesos at exchange offices while  the informal market rate or so called "blue" dollar was steady at 8 pesos.

  • 17/06/2013 | Argentina

    Official dollar rises to 5.345 pesos; BA stocks edge down

    The US dollar rose half a cent higher today compared to the last closing price at a selling rate of 5.345 pesos. The Merval stock index closed lower at 3.1 percent to 3,100.35 points.

  • 19/06/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at 5.355 pesos; BA stocks edge up

    The US dollar climbed a cent higher at exchange houses today at a selling price of 5.355 pesos. It has risen 1.1 percent so far the month and 8.6 percent so far the year. Buenos Aires shares edged higher today amid thin trade ahead of the long weekend.

  • 24/06/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes higher after long weekend

    The US dollar closed higher today at a selling price of 5.7 pesos. The so called "blue" rate closed at 8.05 pesos as the informal market was gradually resuming operations.

  • 11/06/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at 5.32; black market paralyzed

    While the US dollar rate at exchange offices closed at a selling price of 5.32 pesos today. All eyes were on transactions in the informal market which have been virtually paralyzed since yesterday on fears of government controls after Guillermo Moreno's threats.

  • 13/06/2013 | Argentina

    Informal exchange rate virtually paralyzed, implied from the blue-chip swap market

    The US dollar closed higher at exchange offices at a selling price of 5.35 while the infomal market continued virtually paralyzed today with few transactions made based on the blue-chip swap rate.

  • 14/06/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at AR$5.34; few informal transactions registered

    The US dollar closed at a selling price of 5.34 pesos at exchange offices, continuing its upward tendency of the last business days.

  • 03/06/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at 5.295 pesos; "blue" 20 cents lower

    The US dollar ended half a cent higher today at exchange offices in the City at a selling price of 5.295 pesos. The parallel or so called "blue" dollar ended 20 cents lower at 8.60 pesos after ending at 8.80 last Friday amid a government strategy to lower its price through the bond market.

  • 03/06/2013 | Argentina

    BA stocks close slightly down

    Buenos Aires shares were down today amid thin trading volume as investors were more interested in the blue dollar price.

  • 07/06/2013 | Argentina

    Fears of gov't control paralyze dollar informal market

    The dollar informal market was paralyzed today with no transactions registered amid fears of controls from the government. Meanwhile, the US dollar remained unchanged today at exchange offices at a selling price of 5.31 pesos after rising two cents this week.

  • 30/05/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at 5.29 pesos; 'blue' rate lower

    The US dollar ended half a cent higher today at exchange offices at a selling price of 5.29 pesos. The black market dollar slid one cent to 8.87 pesos amid a government strategy of pushing its price down.

  • 31/05/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar lower at 8.80 pesos; official rate steady

    The black market dollar or so called "blue" dollar was seven cents lower today 8.80 pesos amid a government strategy to lower its price.

  • 03/06/2013 | Argentina

    Tax amnesty signed into law

    The government today signed the controversial tax amnesty into law after it was passed by the Congress last week sparking heavy criticism from opposition leaders.

  • 28/05/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at 5.28 pesos; black market price lower

    The US dollar closed half a cent higher today at 5.28 pesos for its selling price while the black market rate finished four cents lower at 8.88 pesos after ending at 8.93 pesos yesterday.

  • 29/05/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar ends higher at 5.285 pesos; black market price steady

    The US dollar ended half a cent higher today at exchange offices at a selling price of 5.285 pesos while the black market dollar was stable at 8.88 pesos.

  • 29/05/2013 | Argentina

    BA stocks rebound on YPF shares

    After a weak opening affected by uncertainty over the US Fed's stimulus programme, YPF shares, which were climbing 8.5 percent, pushed Buenos Aires stocks up in today's trade.

  • 23/05/2013 | Argentina

    Stocks close down on black market dollar concerns

    Argentine shares closed on a 0.3 percent low on black market dollar concerns and weak economic data from China.

  • 24/05/2013 | Argentina

    Black market dollar rises to 8.95 pesos

    In a week of a buoyant black market dollar, the so called "blue" rate rose 15 cents to 8.95 pesos for its selling price. It climbed 37 cents yesterday after the government established new limits to overseas dollar extractions.

  • 27/05/2013 | Argentina

    Black market dollar closes lower while BA stocks slightly up

    The US dollar ended steady today at 5.275 pesos for its selling price after climbing three cents in the last five business days, while the black market rate clsoed two cents lower at 8.93 pesos. Argentine shares rose 0.6 percent.

  • 20/05/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rose to AR$5.25; 'blue' rate lower

    The US dollar price ended higher today at exchange houses at AR$ 5.25 (selling price) while the black market dollar or so called "blue" ended five cents lower at AR$8.90.

  • 20/05/2013 | Argentina

    BA stocks close down

    The Merval benchmark stock index was 0.5 percent down at 3,674.86 points. It hast lost 3.2 percent this month and has gained 29.5 percent this year.

  • 21/05/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at AR$ 5.255; 'blue' rate lower

    The US dollar official rate rose half a cent today at exchange houses ending at AR$5.255 for its selling price while the black market dollar slid 32 cents and closed to AR$8.58.

  • 15/05/2013 | Argentina

    Merval jumps 6% boosted by YPF shares

    Buenos Aires Merval benchmark stock index jumped today 6 percent to 3,720.91 points pushed by YPF shares which climbed 12.3 percent in Buenos Aires and 5.6 in Wall Street.

  • 16/05/2013 | Argentina

    Erratic session led 'blue' dollar to AR$8.95

    In a highly erratic session, the black market dollar traded at 8.95 pesos (selling price), continuing its declining tendency of the last four business days.

  • 17/05/2013 | Argentina

    Volatile 'blue' dollar rose to AR$8.95; stock index gained 2%

    In the last business day of the week, the black market dollar rose to AR$8.95 (selling price) after its declining tendency this week, while the official rate ended steady at exchange houses at AR$5.245 (selling price).

  • 14/05/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar down to AR$9.20; official rate ends half-a-cent higher

    After two days of a frozen black market dollar, the parallel rate traded today 83 cents lower at AR$9.20 while the official rate ended half a cent higher at AR$5.245 compared to yesterday's close.

  • 14/05/2013 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks close with 2 % loss

    The Merval benchmark stock index closed at 3,510.11 points today, amid a buoyant session. It reached a 6.8 percent downturn so far the month and a 25.5 percent rise in the year.

  • 15/05/2013 | Argentina

    Black market dollar edged down to AR$9

    The black market dollar or "blue" dollar kept falling today and was traded around AR$9 while the official rate ended unchanged at exchange offices at AR$5.245 (selling price).

  • 10/05/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar ends higher, 'blue' transactions halted

    Amid a high volatility and uncertainty of the so called "blue" dollar rate which this week skyrocketed to record highs, traders were not operating today due to increasing fears of government controls over the so called "blue" dollar informal market.

  • 11/05/2013 | Argentina

    De Mendiguren: 'Dollar gap delays investments'

    The president of the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA in Spanish) José De Mendiguren assured, the gap between official dollar and “blue” dollar delays investments, as “those who bring dollars to Argentina, are waiting”, because they don’t trust exchange rate of AR$ 5.23. Thus, “the mayor demand raises inflation or goes to importations,” said De Mendiguren.

  • 13/05/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar ends higher at AR$5.24

    The official dollar rate closed half cent higher today at AR$5.185 (buying price) and AR$5.24 (selling price).

  • 08/05/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar 37 cents higher at AR$10.45, hits new record high

    After breaking the key psychological barrier of 10 dollars yesterday, the so called "blue" dollar which trades on the black market climbed again today 37 cents to AR$10.45.

  • 09/05/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar ends at AR$10.03 after plunging 42 cents

    The so called "blue" dollar which trades on the black market was plunging today 42 cents to AR$10.03 (selling price) after skyrocketing yesterday to AR$10.45. Meanwhile, the official rate closed one cent higher at AR$5.175 (buying price) and AR$5.23 (selling price) compared to yesterday's close.

  • 09/05/2013 | Argentina

    ‘Government not thinking of devaluating’

    Deputy Economy Minister Axel Kicillof and Economy Minister Hernán Lorenzino backed the tax amnesty bill proposed by the national government and rejected all devaluation rumours, as they addressed a Senate joint committee.

  • 03/05/2013 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires stocks closed higher, hit new record

    Buenos Aires Merval benchmark stock index traded1.2 percent higher today at 3.888,10, climbing 4.3 percent so far the week and 34.6 percent so far this year. Yesterday, the index fell 0.1 percent on less-than-expected earnings data from Tenaris

  • 06/05/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at AR$5.215; 'Blue' down to AR$9.87

    The official rate for the US currency traded one cent higher today at AR$5,16 (buying price), and AR$ 5,215 (selling price) per dollar; while the so called "blue" dollar closed one cent down at AR$9.83/AR$9.87 per dollar.

  • 07/05/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar climbs to AR$10.08; hits new record high

    While the US dollar official rate traded half cent higher today at AR$5.165/AR$5.22; the so called 'blue dollar' was 21 cents up at AR$10.04/AR$10.08 in the black exchange market reaching a new record-high. 

  • 02/05/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar skyrockets 22 cents, closes at AR$9.63

    The so called "blue dollar", which trades in the informal market, climbed 22 cents and closed at AR$9.60 (buying price) and AR$9.63 (selling price).

  • 03/05/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar closed at AR$9.88, climbed 54 cents during the week

    The so called "blue" dollar, which trades in the informal market, was poised to end the week in a skyrocketing trend. And it did. After climbing 23 cents yesterday, it jumped another 25 cents today to AR$9.84 (buying price) and AR$9.88 (selling price) pushed by small savers who are buying greenbacks.

  • 03/05/2013 | Argentina

    Feletti admits gov't is 'having trouble promoting peso savings'

    In statements to a radio, the Victory Front's lawmaker questioned some business groups that “seek an abrupt devaluation to benefit their businesses.” “They are putting pressure on the government to destabilize it and force an exit,” he said.

  • 26/04/2013 | Argentina

    BA stocks higher as investors shift from pesos to bonds and shares

    The Merval benchmark stock index in Buenos Aires Stock Exchange today rose 1 percent to 3,724.45 points, reaching a 9 percent raise so far the month and gaining 29 percent so far this year.

  • 29/04/2013 | Argentina

    After skyrocketing last week, 'blue' dollar closes 3 cents lower to AR$9.30

    After last week's skyrocketing of the so called "blue dollar", which trades in the informal market, today closed three cents lower at AR$9.27 (buying price) and AR$9.30 (selling price).

  • 30/04/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar closes on new record-high at AR$9.40

    The so called "blue dollar", which trades in the informal market, today closed 10 cents higher at AR$9.37 (buying price) and AR$9.40 (selling price).

  • 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 .

  • 25/04/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue dollar' hits new record-high, ends at AR$9.20

    The so called "blue" dollar which yesterday climbed eight cents, today hit a new record-high after climbing 24 cents to AR$9.16 and AR$9.20 per dollar. 

  • 26/04/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar closed at AR$9.34 in skyrocketing week

    Climbing 14 cents in an already shaken black market, the so called “blue” dollar closed at AR $ 9,30 (buying price) and AR$ 9,34 (selling price).

  • 19/04/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at AR$5.17; 'blue' dollar down

    The price of the US dollar was higher today in exchange houses compared to yesterday's closing price while on the black market, the price of the so called "blue" dollar was trading lower.

  • 22/04/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes at AR$5.175; 'Blue' at AR$8.67

    The official exchange rate for the US dollar gained half a cent today compared to the last closing price, and closed at AT$5.12 (buying price) and AR$5.175  (selling price).

  • 23/04/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar jumps 19 cents, hits new high at AR$8.86

    The so called "blue" dollar closed nineteen cents higher, hitting a new record high at AR$8.82 (buying price) and AR$8.86 (selling price). The official rate remained unchanged.

  • 09/04/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar closes steady at AR$5.145; 'Blue' up to AR$8.37

    The so called "blue" dollar which trades on the black market closed at AR$8.35 (buying price) and AR$8.37 (selling price).

  • 11/04/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar closes at AR$8.44; official rate at AR$ 5.15

    The so called "blue" dollar which trades on the black market closed today at AR$8.42 (buying price) and AR$8.44 (selling price). 

  • 16/04/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar ends higher at AR$8.52

    The so called "blue" dollar which trades on the informal market  closed after edging up by ten cents to AR$8.50 (buying price) and AR$8.52 (selling price).

  • 04/04/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar closes higher at AR$8.32; official rate closed steady at AR$5.14

    The US dollar rate opened unchanged today at AR$5.085 (buying price) and AR$5.14 (selling price) while the price of the US currency on the black market, the so called "blue" dollar was lower at AR$8.26 (buying price) and AR$8.32 (selling price).

  • 05/04/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar, 8 cents higher at AR$8.40

    The so called "blue" dollar which trades on the black market, closed today 8 cents higher at AR$8.35 (buying price) and AR$ 8.40 (selling price). The official rate of the US dollar was unchanged at AR$ 5.085 (buying price) and AR$ 5.14 (selling price) compared to the previous closing price.

  • 08/04/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar, 7 cents lower at AR$8.33

    The so called "blue" dollar which trades on the black market ended 7 cents lower at AR$8.30 (buying price) and AR$8.33 (selling price) compared to Friday's closing price.

  • 25/03/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar, 21 cents lower at AR$8.27

    The US dollar official trade rate ended half cent higher at AR$5.070 (buying price) and AR$5.125 (selling price) after last week's craze in which the so called "blue dollar" skyrocketed to AR$8.75 per dollar. Today the ilegal market's exchange rate was 21 cents lower at AR$8.22/AR$8.27.

  • 27/03/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar closes 13 cents higher at AR$8.43 before long weekend

    The so called "blue dollar" which last week skyrocketed to AR$8.75 traded today at AR$8.38 (buying price) and AR$8.43 (selling price), 13 cents higher compared to yesterday's closing price. The official rate ended half cent higher at AR$5.075 (buying price) and AR$5.13 (selling price).

  • 21/03/2013 | Argentina

    Rural Society says 'there's no soy to liquidate'

    The president of the Argentine Rural Society (SRA), Luis Etchevehere, claimed today not to expect dollars from the rural sector in the short course, because "there's no soy to liquidate."

  • 22/03/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar rises three cents to AR$8.48, official rate ends higher

    After skyrocketing for the last three days, the so-called "dollar blue" rose three cents to AR$8.42 (buying price) and AR$8.48 (selling price), while the US dollar official trade rate ended higher at AR$5.065 (buying price) and AR$5.12 (selling price).

  • 23/03/2013 | Argentina

    'We undergo an unbearable distortion,' Buzzi warns about dollar rates

    The head of the Argentine Agrarian Federation (FAA) Eduardo Buzzi warned that Argentina is “again in the 80’s”, facing the “worst times” of the Austral or Primavera Plan during the administration of Radical Party president Raúl Alfonsín when the country plunged into hyper-inflation.

  • 20/03/2013 | Argentina

    CFK meets economy team after 'Blue' dollar skyrocketed 48 cents

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner met with Economy Minister Hernán Lorenzino and Central Bank Governor Mercedes Marcó del Pont at Olivos presidential residence to analyse the economic situation of the country after her arrival from Rome. Sources said they spoke about the rocketing "blue" dollar, but it was not the main part of the encounter.

  • 21/03/2013 | Argentina

    ‘There’s no need to worry about the ‘blue’ dollar,’ Kirchnerite Deputy

    Victory Front’s Deputy Roberto Feletti came on stage in an attempt to cold down the dollar fever that yesterday skyrocketed the black market’s exchange rate to AR$8.75.

  • 21/03/2013 | Argentina

    Betnaza blasts 'the handling of the exchange rate'

    The vice-president of the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA) and director of Techint, Luis Betnaza, blasted the Government's "handling" of the exchange rate policies and considered that they only generate "speculations."

  • 18/03/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar rises to AR$5.105; 'Blue' at AR$8.05

    The US dollar opened higher compared to last Friday's closing price at AR$5.05 (buying price) and AR$5.105 (selling price).

  • 20/03/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar skyrockets to AR$8.75

    The so-called "blue dollar" that trades at the black market skyrocketed today to AR$8.75 (buying price) and AR$8.75 (selling price), thus climbing 48 cents from yesterday's closing rate.

  • 13/03/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at AR$5.085; 'Blue' up to AR$7.92

    The US currency remained unchanged as its buying price rate at currency exchange agencies traded at AR$5.03 pesos, while the selling price is AR$5.085 pesos.

  • 15/03/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to AR$5.10; blue to AR$8.05

    The US currency traded today half a cent higher at AR$ 5.045 (buying price) and AR$ 5.10 (selling price). The black market price or so-called "blue dollar" climbed six cents, trading at AR$8.03/AR$8.05.

  • 11/03/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar up to AR$5.080; 'Blue' drops to AR$7.82

    The US currency climbed one cent as its buying price rate at currency exchange agencies traded at AR$5.025 pesos, while the selling price is at AR$5.080 pesos.

  • 01/03/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at AR$5.055; 'Blue' steady at AR$7.84

    The US currency traded higher today as its buying price rate is at AR$5,005 pesos, while the selling price is AR$5.055 pesos at exchange houses.

  • 14/02/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar moves up to AR$5.015; 'blue' climbs a cent to AR$7.66

    The US dollar moved up compared to yesterday's closing price after opening unchanged, trading at AR$4.965 (buying price) and AR$5.015 (selling price). In the informal market, the so-called "blue" dollar closed at  AR$7.63/AR$7.66, moving up from this morning's price.

  • 15/02/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to AR$5.015, 'blue' moves up to AR$7.71

    The US dollar was trading steady today at exchange house and banks in the capital city, at a rate of AR$4.955 and AR$5.020.

  • 19/02/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady at AR$5.02

    The US dollar was trading steady today at exchange house and banks in the capital city, at a rate of AR$4.955 and AR$5.025.

  • 07/02/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar down to AR$7.79; official hits AR$5

    The "blue" dollar moved down two cents today after hitting AR$8 last week, trading at AR$7.65 (buying price) and AR$7.68 (selling price).

  • 08/02/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar moves up to AR$5.005, 'blue' moves down to AR$7.67

    The US dollar edged up today at exchange house and banks in the banking district of the capital city, trading at a rate of AR$4.95 and AR$5.005. The price of the ‘blue’ dollar (black market price) moved down, trading at AR$7.59 and AR$7.67.

  • 13/02/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar moves up to AR$5.010, 'blue' trades at AR$7.65

    The US dollar traded steady today at exchange house and banks in the financial district of the capital city, at a rate of AR$4.96 and AR$5.010.

  • 04/02/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar moves lower to AR$7.72

    The "blue" dollar moved down 20 cents today after hitting AR$8 last week. The US currency was trading at AR$7.70 (buying price) and AR$7.72 (selling price) while the official dollar exchange rate traded steady compared to the last closing price at AR$4.94 and AR$4.99.

  • 05/02/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' falls to AR$7.59; dollar steady at AR$4.99

    The "blue" dollar moved down 13 cents today after hitting AR$8 last week, trading at AR$7.56 (buying price) and AR$7.59 (selling price).

  • 06/02/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' up to AR$7.70; US dollar climbs to AR$4.995

    The official dollar climbed half a cent today as the exchange rate ended trading at AR$4.945 for the buying price and AR$4.995 for the selling price.

  • 29/01/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar hits new record, jumps 14 cents to AR$7.80

    The price of the "blue" dollar jumped up by fourteen cents compared with yesterday's closing price, and was trading at AR$7.77 and AR$7.80.

  • 30/01/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar shoots up 12 cents to AR$7.92

    The price of the ‘blue’ dollar (black market price) moved up to AR$7.89 and AR$7.92, after it surged by two percent yesterday. The official rate of the US currency moved up by half a cent to AR$4.935 and AR$4.985.

  • 01/02/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar down after hitting AR$8, official price close to AR$5

    The price of the ‘blue’ dollar (black market price) lowered to AR$7.90 (buying price) and AR$7.92 (selling price) after shooting up to a new record price of $8 pesos today.

  • 24/01/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at AR$4.97; 'Blue' moves up 4 cents to AR$7.56

    The US dollar traded steady today at exchange houses and banks at a rate's buying price of AR$4.92 and a selling price of AR$4.97. The ‘blue’ dollar (black market price) moved up by four cents hitting AR$7.56.

  • 25/01/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar shoots up six cents to AR$7.62

    The price of the 'blue' dollar (black market price) shot up by six cents today, trading at AR$7.60and AR$7.62. The official rate remained steady, trading at AR$4.92 and AR$4.97.

  • 28/01/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to AR$4.98; 'Blue' up to AR$7.66

    The US dollar climbed one cent today at exchange houses and banks at a rate's buying price of AR$4.93 and AR$4.98 for its selling price.

  • 22/01/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady at AR$4.965, 'Blue' slips

    The US dollar traded steady today at exchange house and banks in the banking district of the capital city, at a rate of AR$4.915 and AR$4.965. The informal 'blue' rate slipped one cent to AR$7.41 and AR$7.43.

  • 22/01/2013 | Argentina

    Moreno expects 6-peso dollar trade rate

    Domestic Trade Secretary Guillermo Moreno considered that during 2013 the peso could experience a 18-20 percent depreciation, thus ending the year around 6 pesos per US dollar.

  • 23/01/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady at AR$4.965, 'Blue' moves up to $7.52

    The US dollar traded steady today at exchange house and banks in the banking district of the capital city, at a rate of AR$4.915 and AR$4.965. The 'blue' rate moved up nine cents to AR$7.50 and AR$7.52.

  • 17/01/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at AR$4.96; 'Blue' climbs to AR$7.51

    The ‘blue’ dollar, the price of the US currency on the black market, shot up by a total of 31 cents this week, and closed atAR $7.51  for sellers and AR$7.49 for buyers.

  • 18/01/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at AR$4.96,'Blue' moves down to AR$7.48

    The US dollar traded steady today at exchange houses and banks in the banking district of the capital city, at a rate of AR$4.91 and AR$4.96.

  • 21/01/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to AR$4.965; 'Blue' at AR$7.44

    The US dollar gained half a cent today at exchange houses and banks in the banking district of the capital city, trading at a rate of AR$4.915 (sellers) and AR$4.965 (buyers).

  • 14/01/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at AR$4.955

    The US dollar today rose half cent to AR$4.905/AR$4.955, compared to last Friday's closing price. On the black market, the US currency was also trading higher at AR$7.25/AR$7.23.

  • 15/01/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar higher at $4.96, 'Blue' rises to AR$7.36

    The US dollar closed higher today at AR$4.91/AR$4.96, compared to the last closing price. On the black market, the US currency was eleven cents higher at AR$7.34 and AR$7.36.

  • 16/01/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar shoots up by 30 cents this week, trades at AR$7.50

    The ‘blue’ dollar, the price of the US currency on the black market, shot up by a total of thirty cents this week, and was trading today at a higher rate of AR$7.47 and AR$7.50.

  • 07/01/2013 | Argentina

    Scioli discloses information on dollar savings after CFK blast

    After President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s statements on Sunday, the secretary of Public Communications of the Buenos Aires province, Juan Courel, reported that Governor Daniel Scioli has over $200,000 dollars in a Banco Provincia savings account.

  • 02/01/2013 | Argentina

    US dollar up at AR$4.93

  • 03/01/2013 | Argentina

    'Blue' dollar jumps to AR$7.07, official price one cent higher

    The US dollar reached a record rate today on the black market hitting AR$7.05/ AR$7.07 due to a higher demand of dollars amid the beginning of the summer holidays and the end-of-year bonus payment.

  • 04/01/2013 | Argentina

    After steep increase, 'blue' dollar slides to AR$7.04

    The 'blue' price of the US dollar lowered to AR$7.04 today, after reaching a record high of AR$7.07 yesterday at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 21/12/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at AR$4.91

  • 27/12/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to AR$4.92

  • 28/12/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar stable at AR$4.92

  • 03/12/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar ends higher at AR$4.855

  • 20/11/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar ends steady as some exchange houses operate normally

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.77/AR$4.82 today, unchanged compared with the previous closing price.

  • 15/11/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to AR$4.80

  • 12/11/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady at AR$4.79

  • 12/11/2012 | Argentina

    Senator Fernández: 'We'd rather restrict foreign currency exchange, than devaluate'

    Victory Front's Senator Aníbal Fernández admitted that the Government had to decide whether to "restrict" the purchase of foreign currency or "facing a social issue over a devaluation."

  • 05/11/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady at AR$4.785

  • 29/10/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar steady at AR$4.77; 'Blue' drops to AR$6.35

    The US dollar exchange rate remained unchanged in the City as it traded at AR$4.73/AR$4.77. On the black market, the dollar dropped, trading at AR$6.35.

  • 31/10/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar climbs to AR$4.78; 'Blue' trades at AR$6.34

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.735/AR$4.78 today, thus climbing half cent compared with the previous closing price. In the black market, the US currency drop two cents and traded at AR$6.34 (selling price).

  • 24/10/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at AR$4.76; 'Blue' climbs to AR$6.37

    The US dollar traded at AR4.72/AR$4.76 today, thus remaining unchanged compared with the previous closing price.

  • 25/10/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to AR$4.765, 'Blue' rate stable at AR$6.37

    The US dollar traded at AR4.725/AR$4.765 today, it has gained half a cent compared with the previous closing price.

  • 26/10/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar opens unchanged at $4.765

  • 19/10/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady at AR$4.75, 'blue' AR$6.31

    The US dollar traded at AR4.71/AR$4.75 today, unchanged compared with the previous closing price.

  • 23/10/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs, trades at AR$4.76

    The US dollar traded at AR4.72/AR$4.76 today, thus gaining half a cent compared with the previous closing price.

  • 16/10/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to AR$4.745, 'blue' to AR$6.22

    The US dollar traded at AR4.705/AR$4.745 today, it has gained half a cent compared with the previous closing price.

  • 17/10/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady, 'Blue' climbs 11 cents

    The US dollar traded at AR4.705/AR$4.745 today, remaining unchanged compared with the previous closing price. Meanwhile, it has climbed 11 cents at the black market, reaching AR$6.3.

  • 18/10/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar trades at AR$4.75, 'blue' drops to AR$6.32

    The US dollar traded at AR4.71/AR$4.75 today, it has gained half a cent compared with the previous closing price. The black market price dropped to AR$6.32.

  • 11/10/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar gains half a cent, 'blue' trades at AR$6.21

    The US dollar traded at AR4.695/AR$4.735 today, it has gained half a cent compared with the previous closing price.

  • 12/10/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to AR$4.74, 'blue' down to AR$6.20

    The US dollar traded at AR4.70/AR$4.74 today, it has gained half a cent compared with the previous closing price.

  • 15/10/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar closes at AR$4.74; 'blue' steady

    The US dollar closed at AR$4.74/AR$4.70 thus remaining unchanged in comparison with Friday's closing price.

  • 09/10/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar climbs to AR$4.73; 'blue' gains four cents

    The US dollar traded at AR4.69/AR$4.73 today, gaining half a cent compared with the previous closing price.

  • 10/10/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady at AR$4.73, 'blue' moves up to AR$6.21

    The US dollar traded at AR4.69/AR$4.73 today, unchanged compared with the previous closing price.

  • 10/10/2012 | Argentina

    'There is no such thing as a dollar clamp, only a democratic clamp,' CFK

    While addressing the nation on live television on the third anniversary of the passing of the Media Law, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner denied the existence of a clamp on the dollar, speaks of “democratic clamp enforcing compliance with the law.”

  • 03/10/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar steady at AR$4.72; 'blue' trades at AR$6.25

    The US dollar traded at AR4.68/AR$4.72 today, remaining unchanged compared with the previous closing price.

  • 04/10/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady at AR$4.72, 'blue' at AR$6.19

    The US dollar was trading at AR4.68/AR$4.72 today, it remained unchanged compared with the previous closing price.

  • 05/10/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar gains half a cent; 'blue' drops one cent

    The US dollar was trading at AR4.68/AR$4.725 today, unchanged compared with the previous closing price.

  • 28/09/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to AR$4.715; 'blue' trades steady

    The US dollar traded at AR4.675/AR$4.715 today, it has gained half a cent compared with the previous closing price.

  • 01/10/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar trades at AR$4.715; 'blue' drops to AR$6.26

    The US dollar traded at AR4.675/AR$4.715 today, remaining unchanged compared with the previous closing price on Friday.

  • 02/10/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar gains half a cent; 'blue' trades at AR$6.26

    The US dollar traded steady today at AR4.68/AR$4.72 today, it has gained half a cent compared with the previous closing price yesterday.

  • 25/09/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to AR$4.71;‘blue’ trades at AR$6.32

    The US dollar traded today at AR4.67/AR$4.71 today, it has gained half a cent compared with the previous closing price.

  • 26/09/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at AR$4.71

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.71/AR$4.67 in the main City exchange houses, it remained unchanged from the previous closing.

  • 27/09/2012 | Argentina

    'There's no such a thing as a clamp on foreign currency exchange'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner affirmed that "there's no such thing as a clamp on foreign currency exchange," during her lecture at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

  • 18/09/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar steady at AR$4.695; 'blue' at AR$6.31

    The US dollar traded at AR4.665/AR$4.695 today, thus remaining unchanged compared with the previous closing price.

  • 19/09/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.695; 'blue' at AR$6.31

    The US dollar traded at AR4.665/AR$4.695 today, thus remaining unchanged compared with the previous closing price; while the black market price also traded steady at AR$6.31.

  • 21/09/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to AR$4.705; ‘blue’ trades at AR$6.32

    The US dollar traded at AR4.665/AR$4.705 today, it has climbed one cent compared with the previous closing price.

  • 10/09/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar climbs to AR$4.68; 'blue' trades at AR$6.33

    The US dollar traded at AR4.64/AR$4.68 today, thus climbing half cent compared with Friday's closing price.

  • 12/09/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady at AR$4.68; 'Blue' up a cent

    The US dollar traded steady at AR4.64/AR$4.68 today; it remained unchanged compared with yesterday's closing price.

  • 17/09/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to AR$4.695; blue falls to AR$6.30

    The US dollar was half a cent higher today and was being traded at AR4.65/AR$4.695, while the black market price was AR$6.30.

  • 06/09/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at AR$4.67; 'blue' drops to AR$6.34

    The US dollar was trading at AR4.63/AR$4.67 today, it remained unchanged compared with yesterday's closing price.

  • 07/09/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs half a cent; 'blue' drops to AR$6.33

    The US dollar traded at AR4.635/AR$4.675 today, it has climbed half a cent compared with the previous closing price yesterday.

  • 10/09/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't officials to get only destination currency on trips abroad

    As part of the grip and restrictions President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is putting on the dollar, the government published today, in the nation’s Official Gazette, a measure laying out rules for national officials in official trips out of the country.

  • 30/08/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady at AR$4.645;'blue' remains at AR$6.37

    The US dollar traded steady at AR4.605/AR$4.645 today, unchanged compared with the previous closing price yesterday.

  • 31/08/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar gains half a cent, 'blue' trades steady at AR$6.37

    The US dollar traded at AR4.61/AR$4.655 today, gaining half a cent compared with the previous closing price.

  • 03/09/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady; 'blue' drops to AR$6.34

    The US dollar traded steady at AR4.61/AR$4.655 today, unchanged compared with the previous closing price on Friday.

  • 15/08/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs to AR$4.63, 'blue' moves up two cents

    The US dollar traded at AR4.585/AR$4.63 today, climbing half cent compared with the previous closing price.

  • 21/08/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades at AR$4.64; 'blue' climbs to AR$6.35

    The US dollar traded at AR4.595/AR$4.64 today, thus climbing half cent compared with the previous closing price.

  • 27/08/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar closes steady at AR$4.645; 'blue' falls to AR$6.38

    The US dollar closed at AR4.60/AR$4.645 on Monday, unchanged compared with the previous closing price on Friday.

  • 06/08/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar closes steady; 'blue' climbs to AR$6.21

    The US dollar traded at AR4.56/AR$4.605 today, remained unchanged compared to the previous closing price.

  • 09/08/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar climbs to AR$4.62, 'blue' remains stable

    The US dollar traded at AR4.575/AR$4.62 today, it has climbed in comparison with yesterday's closing price.

  • 13/08/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar climbs to AR$4.625; 'blue' trades at AR$6.28

    The US dollar climbed half cent compared with the previous closing price, and traded at AR4.58/AR$4.625 today. Meanwhile, the black market's "blue" dollar climbed one cent trading at AR$6.28. 

  • 30/07/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at AR$4.60, Blue falls

    The US dollar traded at AR4.55/AR$4.60 today, unchanged compared with the previous closing price on Friday while in the black market the US currency was trading lower.

  • 03/08/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at AR$4.605; 'blue' falls one cent

    The US dollar traded at AR4.56/AR$4.605 today, remained unchanged compared with the previous closing price. On the black market, the US currency fell one cent, 25 cents during the week, and ended at AR$6.20.

  • 06/08/2012 | Argentina

    Government reinforces dollar restrictions

    The AFIP tax agency established new measures in the foreign currency exchange market to further strengthen restrictions on dollar purchases as published today in the Official Gazette.

  • 20/07/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at AR$4.58; 'blue dollar' trades at AR$6.45

    The US dollar was traded at AR4.535/AR$4.58 today, unchanged compared with the previous closing price. Meanwhile, the black market price or "blue dollar" lost pace compared to yesterday and trades at AR$6.43/AR$6.48 pesos.

  • 20/07/2012 | Argentina

    Lorenzino: 'Blue dollar doesn't have a direct impact on economy’

    During an interview to a local radio today, Economy Minister Hernán Lorenzino assured that the dollar traded at the black market does not have a direct impact on the country’s economy.

  • 23/07/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar rises a cent, falls in black market

    The US dollar was half a higher today at AR4.54/AR$4.59, compared with the previous closing price on Friday, while in the black market it was trading lower at AR$6.42.

  • 12/07/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar moves up one cent, trading at AR$4.57

    The US dollar moved up one cent today, trading at AR4.52/AR$4.57. Alternatively, the US currency rate on the black market moved up by ten cents, trading at AR$6.10 today.

  • 16/07/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar gains half a cent; 'blue' rockets to AR$6.31

    The US dollar traded at AR4.53 /AR$4.575 today, it gained half a cent compared to the previous closing price on Friday. Meanwhile, the black market price or "blue dollar" traded at 6.31 pesos at the so called "illegal exchange caves."

  • 19/07/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar trades steady at AR$4.58

    The US dollar was trading at AR4.535/AR$4.58 today, unchanged compared with the previous closing price. 

  • 03/07/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at AR$4.54

    The US dollar today traded at AR4.49/AR$4.54 today, unchanged compared with the previous closing price.

  • 04/07/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar closes stable, at AR$4.54

    The US dollar today closed at a stable rate today, at AR4.50/AR$4.54, unchanged compared with the previous closing price.

  • 09/07/2012 | Argentina

    'It's clear that the economy has dropped'

    The head of the Argentine Industrial Union, José Ignacio de Mendiguren, admitted that "it's clear that the activity level has dropped," and warned that "the construction-related sectors are delying new projects."

  • 25/06/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar closes at AR$4.53

    The US dollar closed at AR4.49/AR$4.53 on Monday, slightly higher than its closing price on Friday.

  • 28/06/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar closes steady at AR$ 4.53

    The US dollar traded at AR4.49/AR$4.53 today, unchanged compared with the previous closing price.

  • 02/07/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar closes steady at AR$4.54

    The US dollar today traded at AR4.49/AR$4.54 today, unchanged compared with the previous closing price.

  • 11/06/2012 | Argentina

    Official dollar trades at AR$4.505; 'blue' ranges AR$5.8-5.9

    The US dollar traded at AR4.465/AR$4.505, thus remaining unchanged compared with last Friday's closing price at official exchange agencies.

  • 18/06/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar closes steady at AR$4.51

    The US dollar closed steady at AR4.47 / AR$4.51 on Monday, thus remaining unchanged compared with Friday's closing price.

  • 22/06/2012 | Argentina

    Official dollar steady at AR$4.52

    The US dollar was trading at AR4.475/AR$4.52 today, unchanged compared with the previous closing price.

  • 05/06/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades stable; 'blue' ranges AR$5.15-5.50

    The official dollar price traded today at AR$4.45/AR$4.49, remained stable compared to yesterday's closing price. Meanwhile the black market price has no fixed rate for the second consecutive day as it ranges between 5.15 and 5.50 pesos.

  • 06/06/2012 | Argentina

    Official dollar climbs to AR$4.50; 'blue' ranges AR$5.15-5.70

    The official dollar price trades at AR$4.46/AR$4.50, thus climbing one cent compared to yesterday's closing price. Meanwhile the black market price has no fixed rate for the third consecutive day as it ranges between 5.15 and 5.70 pesos at the so called "illegal exchange caves."

  • 07/06/2012 | Argentina

    Official dollar climbs to AR$4.505; 'blue' ranges AR$5.60/80

    The official dollar price trades at AR$4.46/AR$4.505, thus climbing half cent compared to yesterday's closing price. Meanwhile the black market price, which had no fixed rate throughout the entire week, follows the same trend today as it ranges between AR$5.10/40 and 5.60/80 pesos.

  • 04/06/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar closes at AR$4.49; 'blue' ranges AR$5.60-5.85

    The official dollar price traded today at AR$4.47/AR$4.49, remained stable compared to last Friday's closing price. Meanwhile, the black market's price ranges between AR$5.60 and AR$5.85 as there's no fixed rate.

  • 04/06/2012 | Argentina

    Judge orders AFIP to explain reasons behind dollar purchase restrictions

    Mar del Plata federal judge Alfredo López ordered the AFIP tax agency to provide him with “precedent and grounds” on the norm currently restricting citizens from purchasing US dollars. The agency had previously claimed no responsibility in the decision, assuring that it rested on the Central Bank.

  • 05/06/2012 | Argentina

    Aníbal Fernández says no one ordered him to avoid comments on dollar

    Victory Front’s Senator Aníbal Fernández stressed that “talking about a parallel dollar is an illegal act”, thus agreeing with Interior Minister Florencio Randazzo and denying that the latter had told him to avoid giving any more opinions about the greenback.

  • 29/05/2012 | Argentina

    Black market dollar rises 2 cents; official price steady

    The US dollar was up two cents in the black market trading at AR$5.91, while the official dollar price was steady at AR$4.44/AR$4.49 compared to the previous closing price.

  • 01/06/2012 | Argentina

    Aníbal Fernández: 'I lost my temper, but now I regret it'

    Victory Front Senator and former Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández regretted today his controversial comments yesterday when he said he had dollars saved.

  • 01/06/2012 | Argentina

    Official dollar steady, black market price climbs 3 cents

    The official dollar price was trading steady today at AR$4.49/AR$4.45, compared to yesterday's closing price. In the black market, the US currency climbed three cents to AR$5.95.

  • 24/05/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar stepbacks to AR$4.48, black market price falls 22 cents

    The US dollar opened steady, trading at AR$4.45/AR$4.48 today, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close business yesterday. The black market price fell by 22 cents today, reaching AR$5.93.

  • 28/05/2012 | Argentina

    Black market dollar falls 4 cents; official price rises

    The official dollar closed at AR$4.49 today, raising one cent compared to the last closing price last Thursday, while in the black market its price fell four cents to AR$5.89.

  • 28/05/2012 | Argentina

    Aníbal Fernández praises government's exchange rate regime

    Victory Front Senator and former Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández defended today the "administrated floating exchange rate regime" saying it was implemented in defense of "the interests of Argentines."

  • 15/05/2012 | Argentina

    AFIP tightens controls on dollar exchange

    The AFIP tax collection agency announced that it would tighten controls on the dollar exchange black market after alleged “inconsistencies” detected in more than 12,000 sworn statements provided by citizens who reported purchasing dollars for lower amounts than they really did throughout 2011.

  • 15/05/2012 | Argentina

    CFK says 'there will be no concerns, no shock on dollar exchange'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner referred to the hike of the dollar rate in the black market, mentioned “rumours circulating in emails” and assured that “there will be no concerns, no shock,” after the dollar reached $5.60 pesos in the black market.

  • 22/05/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar climbs to AR$4.48; black market hits AR$5.90, surpasses Euro value

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.43/AR$4.48 today, thus climbing half cent from the previous price at the close of trading and surpassed the Euro value in the black market.

  • 08/05/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar rises half cent to AR$4.46

    The US dollar traded half cent higher at AR$4.415/AR$4.46, compared to the previous closing price at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 14/05/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.465

    The US dollar stood at AR$4.425/AR$4.465 today, remaining unchanged from the previous price at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 15/05/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.465

    The US dollar stood at AR$4.425/AR$4.465 today, remaining unchanged from the previous price at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 02/05/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar gains one cent, trades at AR$4.44

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.39/AR$4.44 today, gaining one cent after the hollidays and compared to the previous price at the close business at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 03/05/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$ 4.44

    The US dollar traded steady at AR$4.40/AR$4.44, compared to the previous closing price at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 07/05/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar climbs one cent, trades at AR$4.455

    The US dollar climbed one cent trading at AR$4.415/AR$4.455, compared to the previous closing price at Buenos Aires exchange houses on Friday.

  • 19/04/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.42

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.38/AR$4.42, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close business yesterday at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 20/04/2012 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at AR$4.42

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.38/AR$4.42, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close business yesterday at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 23/04/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.42

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.38/AR$4.42, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close business at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 09/04/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.405

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.36/AR$4.405, thus gaining half cent in comparison to last week's price at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 16/04/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.41

    The US dollar stood at AR$4.37/AR$4.41 today, thus remaining unchanged in comparison to the previous price at the close business last Friday at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 18/04/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar gains one cent, trades at AR$4.42

    The US dollar trades at AR$4.38/AR$4.42, gaining one cent from the previous price at the close business yesterday at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 12/03/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.36

    The US dollar stood at AR$4.325/AR$4.36 today, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close business yesterday at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 19/03/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar gains half cent: AR$4.375

    The US dollar gained half cent and traded at AR$4.335/AR$4.375 today at the close business yesterday at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 04/04/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar muscles up, AR$4.405

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.355/AR$4.405, thus gaining one cent in comparison to the previous price at the close business yesterday at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 02/03/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar stable at AR$4.37

    The US dollar traded for AR$4.37/AR$4.33, remaining unchanged from the previous exchange rate at the close of business.

  • 05/03/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar drops half a cent, trades at AR$ 4.36

    The US dollar stood at AR$4.36/AR$4.325 today, dropping half a cent from the previous price at the close business at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 06/03/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.36

    The US dollar stood at AR$4.325/AR$4.36 today, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close business yesterday at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 13/02/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades at AR$4.36

    The US dollar stood at AR$4.32/AR$4.365 today, thus gaining half cent from the previous price at the close business at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 16/02/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.365

    The US dollar stood at AR$4.32/AR$4.365 today, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close business yesterday at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 22/02/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.37

    The US dollar stood at AR$4.31/AR$4.37, thus remaining the same from previous price at the close business at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 06/02/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.335

    The US dollar stood at AR$4.31/AR$4.355 today, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close business at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 07/02/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.355

    The US dollar stood at AR$4.31/AR$4.355 today, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close business at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 10/02/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.36

    The US dollar stood at AR$4.31/AR$4.36 today, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close business yesterday at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 23/01/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.34

    The US dollar stood at AR$4.30/AR$4.34, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close business yesterday at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 24/01/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.34

    The US dollar stood at AR$4.30/AR$4.34, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close business yesterday at Buenos Aires exchange houses

  • 03/02/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.335

    The US dollar stood at AR$4.31/AR$4.355 today, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close business yesterday at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 05/01/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.325

    The US dollar stood at AR$4.28/AR$4.325 today, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close business yesterday at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 09/01/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar gains half cent, trades at AR$4.335

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.295/AR$4.335, gaining half cent from the previous price at Buenos Aires exchange houses. Meanwhile, the Euro traded at AR$5.40/AR$5.53 at City exchange trade agencies.

  • 16/01/2012 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.335

    The US dollar stood at AR$4.30/AR$4.335, remaining unchanged from the previous price at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 16/12/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.305

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.265/AR$4.305, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close of trading at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 19/12/2011 | Argentina

    US dollar climbs, trades at AR$4.31

    The US dollar closed at AR$4.27/AR$4.31, gained half a cent from the previous price at the close of trading at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 20/12/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.31

    The US dollar traded at steady AR$ 4,27/AR$4.31, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close of trading at Buenos Aires exchange houses. The CB purchased US$ 120 M over the course of the day.

  • 05/12/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.305

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.265/AR$4.305 remaining at same price as last week at Buenos Aires exchange houses. Meanwhile, the Euro also remains unchanged, trading at AR$5.65/AR$5.78 at City exchange trade agencies.

  • 12/12/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.305

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.265/AR$4.305, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close of trading at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 15/12/2011 | Argentina

    US dollar steady at AR$4.305

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.265/AR$4.305, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close of trading at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 14/11/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar moves up, trades at AR$4.29

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.25/AR$4.29, gaining half cent from the previous price at the close of trading at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 16/11/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar tension will 'begin to dissolve,' says Blejer

    The former head of the Central Bank, Mario Blejer, assured today that in the exchange market “tension has been created, which will only start to dissolve as and when we minimize the analysis of the subject.”

  • 25/11/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar gains half a cent

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.24/AR$4.285, it gained half a cent from the previous closing price at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 31/10/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.26

    The US dollar traded for AR$4.22/AR$4.26, remaining unchanged from last Friday's exchange rate at the close of business. Meanwhile, the Euro lost five cents and traded at AR$5.86/AR$5.98 at City exchange trade agencies.

  • 10/11/2011 | Argentina

    ‘There’s no way we could have a dollar corralito’

    While speaking at the Ambito de Debate TV show, former Central Bank Governor Aldo Pignanelli assured that there is “no way we could face a dollar corralito.” He also said that the best measure the government could take is to show that it has dollars.”

  • 11/11/2011 | Argentina

    CB to make dollar availability more flexible

    Argentina’s Central Bank (CB) approved a new measure to make flexible the minimum dollar requirement that the banks have to deposit in the monetary body, making the answer to the client’s demands easier.

  • 26/10/2011 | Argentina

    Gov't urges insurance companies to repatriate funds, oil , mining firms to liquidate exports

    In another attempt to ease the pressure on the dollar and decrease the outflow of the Central Bank's foreign currency reserves, the government urged oil and mining companies to liquidate the country’s exports and insurance companies to repatriate their foreign investments.

  • 28/10/2011 | Argentina

    Gov’t announces AFIP to validate currency purchase

    The AFIP revenue office will validate from Monday onwards the people or enterprises who purchase currencies at the exchange markets in order to control if they have the funds to do it and end with the irregular transactions, Economy Minister Amado Boudou announced.

  • 31/10/2011 | Argentina

    AFIP's new controls on dollar purchases start

    Controls on the purchase of US dollars will start today, when the AFIP tax agency will be in charge of authorizing all such operations after the Foreign-Exchange Consultation Programme was established by the AFIP and announced late Friday night by Economy Minister Amado Boudou.

  • 20/10/2011 | Argentina

    'Dollar market will calm down after the elections,' stock brokerage firm assures

    While speaking at the Ambito de Debate TV show, Jackie Maubre, from the Cohen Stock Brokerage Firm, assured that “the dollar market would be calmer once the elections have passed.”

  • 24/10/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.26

    The US dollar traded for AR$4.22/AR$4.265, and remained at the same price compared to Friday's session exchange rate.

  • 26/10/2011 | Argentina

    Gov't urges insurance companies to repatriate funds

    In another attempt to ease the pressure on the dollar and decrease the outflow of the Central Bank's foreign currency reserves, the government ordered insurance companies to repatriate their foreign investments.

  • 04/10/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.23

    The US dollar traded for AR$4.19/AR$4.235, and remained at the same price compared to the previous session exchange rate.

  • 14/10/2011 | Argentina

    Businessmen do not expect severe changes in dollar exchange

    By Liliana Franco and Pablo Jiménez.
    There is no doubt that an issue repeated colloquium after colloquium that is one of the main worries of the businessmen is how the government was going to maintain the foreign exchange market. It seems like this year it is an exception because everyone believes that there is not going to be a variation in the official foreign exchange policies.

  • 17/10/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar trades at AR$4.25

    The US dollar traded for AR$4.205/AR$4.25, increased 0.1 percent compared to last Friday's closing exchange rate. Meanwhile, the Euro dropped one cent and stood at AR$5.78/AR$5.90, at City exchange trade agencies.

  • 30/09/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar closes steady at AR$4.23

    The US dollar traded for AR$4.19/AR$4.235, and remained at the same price compared to yesterday's exchange rate.

  • 03/10/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.23

    The US dollar traded for AR$4.19/AR$4.235, remaining at the same price compared to Friday's exchange rate. Meanwhile, the Euro traded for AR$5.61/AR$5.72.

  • 03/10/2011 | Argentina

    Cabinet Chief rules out boost in dollar exchange rate

    Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández ruled out a possible boost in the dollar exchange rate and guaranteed that the Government will maintain an “administered flotation” of the exchange rate after the October 23rd. presidential elections.

  • 27/09/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.235

    The US dollar traded for AR$4.19/AR$4.235, and remained at the same price compared to yesterday's exchange rate.

  • 28/09/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady at AR$4.235

    The US dollar traded for AR$4.195/AR$4.235, and remained at the same price compared to yesterday's exchange rate.

  • 29/09/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady for AR$4.235

    The US dollar traded for AR$4.19/AR$4.235, and remained at the same price compared to yesterday's exchange rate.

  • 23/09/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar trades steady for AR$4.19

    The US dollar traded for AR$4.19/AR$4.23, showing no change compared to Thursday's price, and escaping from the regional currency depreciation.

  • 26/09/2011 | Argentina

    Cabinet Chief laughs at skyrocketing dollar rumours

    Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández played down all rumours indicating that the dollar exchange rate could skyrocket after the presidential elections to be held in October 23.  

  • 26/09/2011 | Argentina

    Dollar gains half a cent, traded for AR$4.235

    The US dollar traded for AR$4.19/AR$4.235, it increased half a cent compared to last Friday's exchange rate.

  • 29/07/2011 | Argentina

    Merval edges up

    The Merval benchmark stock index gained 1.5 percent to 3,321.85 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk was down by 0,2% to 580 basis points.

  • 01/08/2011 | Argentina

    Merval edges up

    The Merval benchmark stock index increased 0.43 percent to 3,336.21 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk was down by 0,17 percent to 580 basis points.

  • 20/08/2011 | Argentina

    There will be 'no brusque changes' regarding the peso's value, Boudou

    Economy Minister Amado Boudou rejected the possibility that Argentina launches a brusque devaluation to make its exports more competitive, in a scenario in which Brazil is considering devaluating it’s currency for the same reason.

  • 09/06/2011 | Argentina

    Merval edges up

    The panel of leading stocks index gained 3.5 percent to 3,232.86 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk rose by 1.69 percent to 602 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 04/07/2011 | Argentina

    Merval slightly up

    Merval benchmark index was up 0.7 percent to 3,418.11 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 2.11 percent to 556 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 18/07/2011 | Argentina

    Merval edges down

    Merval benchmark stock index edged down 1 percent to 3,294.60 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk decreased 0.8 percent to 618 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 06/01/2011 | Argentina

    Merval index closes down, Bovespa falls as well

    The panel of leading stocks index fell 0.03 percent to 3,603.44 points, while Brazil's Bovespa stock index slipped 0.72 percent to 70,578.83 points, increasing 2.6 percent so far in 2011.

  • 06/06/2011 | Argentina

    Merval edges down

    The panel of leading stocks index edged down by 1.35 percent, to 3,128.08 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk stays 597 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 07/06/2011 | Argentina

    Merval edges up

    The panel of leading stocks index edged up 0.1 percent to 3,125.01 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk edges down 0.50 percent to 594 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 13/03/2012 | World

    Dollar gains half a cent

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.33/AR$4.365 today, it gained half a cent from the previous price at the close business yesterday at Buenos Aires exchange houses.

  • 15/03/2012 | World

    Wall Street: S&P 500 ends above 1,400 for first time since 2008

    The S&P 500 closed above 1,400 for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis today as stocks resumed the upward climb that has yielded a steady stream of gains this year.

  • 04/01/2011 | World

    Stock index futures inch up

    Stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Wall Street on Tuesday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.08 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.09 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.02 percent at 0921 GMT.

  • 17/02/2011 | World

    IMF warns of growing risks, would welcome weaker dollar

    The International Monetary Fund will warn G20 finance ministers this weekend of growing risks to the world economy from surging food prices and public finances while also advocating a somewhat weaker dollar.

  • 15/09/2011 | World

    Major central banks expand dollar operations

    Major central banks around the world will cooperate to offer three-month US dollar loans to commercial banks in order to prevent money markets from freezing up because of Europe's sovereign debt crisis.

  • 24/10/2012 | Latin America

    Uruguay's Topolansky 'worried' over Argentina's dollar restrictions

    Uruguay’s first lady and senator Lucía Topolansky revealed today to be worried about the restrictions conducted by the Argentine government on the purchase of foreign currency.

  • 25/04/2011 | Latin America

    Merval shows drop

    The Merval panel of leading stocks index edged down 0.37 percent to 3,401.15 points. The main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance gained 0.02 percent to 67,069.1 points.

  • 23/05/2011 | Latin America

    Merval index sinks

    The panel of leading stocks index -Merval- fell 2.01 percent, to 3,315.51 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk gained 0.17 percent to 577 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 27/07/2011 | Latin America

    Brazil takes measures to curb currency rally

    Brazil's government stands ready to take further measures to curb a currency rally that is hurting domestic industry, Finance Minister Guido Mantega said today, speaking at a news conference in Brasilia.

  • 16/03/2011 | Latin America

    Merval drops following Japanese stocks

    The panel of leading stocks index dropped 2.01 percent to 3,197.53 points. The main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance declined 1.5 percent to 66,002.56 points.

  • 04/04/2011 | Latin America

    Merval increases

    The panel of leading stocks index increased 1.2 percent to 3,513.34 points. The main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance increased 0.6 percent to 69,703.8 points.

  • 13/04/2011 | Latin America

    Merval edges down

    The Merval panel of leading stocks index edged down 0.2 percent to 3,407.24 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk gained 3.35 percent to 525 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.

  • 31/01/2011 | Latin America

    Merval on the rise while Bovespa edges up

    The panel of leading stocks index increases 0.3 percent to 3,594.11 points, while the main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance increases 0.6 percent to 67,112.38 points.

  • 07/02/2011 | Latin America

    Merval falls as Bovespa rises

    The panel of leading stocks index lost 0.2 percent to 3,559.72 points, while the main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance Bovespa gained 0.14 percent to 65362.04 points.

  • 21/02/2011 | Latin America

    Stocks trade lower pushed by unrest in Mideast and Africa

    The Merval index of major stocks narrowed 0.6 percent, to 2960.38, pushed down by unrest in the Middle East and Northern Africa, and Wall Street’s holiday due to President’s Day.

  • 26/01/2011 | Latin America

    Merval increases, Bovespa falls

    The panel of leading stocks index increased 1.03 percent to 3,642.20 points, while the Brazilian stock market's average performance declined 0.5 percent to 69,050.90 points.

  • 27/01/2011 | Latin America

    Merval, Bovespa edge down

    The panel of leading stocks index edged down 0.69 percent to 3,616.79 points. It has climbed 3.7 percent so far in 2011. The main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance declined 0.96 percent to 68,050.79 points. It has dropped 1.8 percent so far in 2011.

  • 28/01/2011 | Latin America

    Merval edges down

    The panel of leading stocks index edged down 0.9 percent to 3,583.11 points. It has dropped 1.8 percent this week. Meanwhile, the Brazilian Bovespa declined 2 percent and stood at 66,697.56 points.

  • 20/01/2011 | Latin America

    Merval hits new record as Bovespa drops

    The panel of leading stocks increased 0.7 percent to 3,664.82 points, while the main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance dropped 0.7 percent to 69,561.53 points.

  • 21/01/2011 | Latin America

    Merval, Bovespa fall

    The panel of leading stocks index dropped 0.5 percent to 3,648.26 points, while the main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance fell 0.6 percent to 69,133.09 points.

  • 25/01/2011 | Latin America

    Merval index drops

    The panel of leading stocks index fell 0.74 percent to 3,604.77 points. The Brazilian stock market remained closed on Tuesday due to a holiday.

  • 14/01/2011 | Latin America

    Merval falls slightly as Bovespa rises

    The panel of leading stocks index declined 0.1 percent to 3,539.06 points, while the main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance increased 0.3 percent to 70,940.25 points.

  • 18/01/2011 | Latin America

    Merval rises while Bovespa increases

    The panel of leading stocks index increased 1.47 percent to 3,613.81 points in the second trading session of the week, while main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance increased 0.44 percent to 70,919.75 points.

  • 19/01/2011 | Latin America

    Merval, local bonds rise while Bovespa falls

    The panel of leading stocks index rose 0.63 percent to 3,636.90 points. The main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance declined 1.21 percent to 70,058.08 points. Likewise, the US currency tradesd for $4.01/$3.97 pesos.

  • 05/01/2011 | Latin America

    Merval posts modest loss as Bovespa rises slightly

    The panel of leading stocks index declined 0.24 percent to 3,604.80 points while Brazil's main stock market's average performance went up 0.1 percent

  • 07/01/2011 | Latin America

    Merval, Bovespa drop

    The panel of leading stocks index fell 1.6 percent to 3,456.26 points. It accumulates a 1.9 percent decrease so far in 2011, while the main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance dropped 0.7 percent to 70,057 points.

  • 11/01/2011 | Latin America

    Merval and local bonds rise, Bovespa increases

    The panel of leading stocks increased 0.14 percent to 3,54.71 points. It has climbed 1.1 percent so far in 2011, while main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance rose 0.42 percent to 70,423.44 points.

  • 30/12/2010 | Latin America

    Merval rises; local bonds mixed

    The panel of leading stocks index increased 0.02 percent to 3,523.59 points. It has soared 51.4 percent so far in 2010. The main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance gained 0.51 percent to 69,304.81 points.

  • 03/01/2011 | Latin America

    Merval on the rise while Bovespa edges up

    The panel of leading stocks increased 2.97 percent to 3,628.48 points on the first trading session of the year, while the Brazilian stock market's average performance climbed 0.95 percent to 69,962.32 points.

  • 04/01/2011 | Latin America

    Merval index falls; Bovespa rises

    The panel of leading stocks index dropped .4 percent to 3,613.73 points, while the main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance rose 0.5 percent to 70,317.79 points, following the downward trend of the global markets.

  • 17/12/2010 | Latin America

    Merval, Bovespa increase

    The panel of leading stocks index soared 1.9 percent to 3,403.08 points. Meanwhile, the main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance increased 1 percent to 67,981.25 points.

  • 22/12/2010 | Latin America

    Merval rises slightly as Bovespa falls

    The panel of leading stocks index rose 0.96 percent to 3,476.26 points, while the main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance increased 0.38 percent to 68,470.76 points.

  • 23/12/2010 | Latin America

    Merval remains unchanged as Bovespa increases slightly

    The panel of leading stocks index hit 3,476.42 points, remaining unchanged compared to yesterday's closing. Meanwhile, the main indicator of the Brazilian stock market's average performance slightly increased 0.02 percent to 68,485.96 points.

  • 21/05/2012 | Sports

    Dollar climbs to AR$4.475; black market AR$5.72

    The US dollar traded at AR$4.43/AR$4.475 today, thus climbing half cent from the previous price at the close of trading.


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