The blue dollar closed the day on Wednesday with an increase of $4 and quote to 224 pesos. Market sources estimated that the monetary authority ended today with a positive balance of around US$ 1 million.
The price of official dollar closed today at $129.01, with a marginal increase of three cents in relation to the day before, while the stock market dollars -counted with liquidation and MEP- operate with drops of up to 1.8%.
Thus, the dollar with 30% surcharge -considered in the PAÍS tax-, marked an average of $167.71 per unit, and with the advance payment on account of the Income Tax of 35% on the purchase of foreign currency, $212.87.
In the stock market, the dollar counted with liquidation (CCL) fell 1.8% to $236.58; while the MEP falls 0.8%, to $229.63, in the final section of the session.
In the wholesale segment, the price of the US currency registered an increase of 18 cents compared to the previous closing, at an average of $123.85.