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05-09-2010, 11:21 PM

CBI dollar sales down to $137m
9/5/2010 - 09:58
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Central Bank of Iraq’s (CBI) dollar sales went down to reach $137.475 million in its daily auction on Sunday, compared to $186.620 in the previous session.
“The demand hit $8.080 million in cash, covered at an exchange rate of 1,183 Iraqi dinars per dollar, and $129.395 million in foreign transfers outside the country, covered at an exchange rate of 1,173 Iraqi dinars per dollar,” according to a CBI news bulletin received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
None of the 14 banks that participated in today’s session offered to sell dollars.
The Central Bank of Iraq runs a daily auction from Sunday to Thursday.