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05-11-2010, 04:11 PM
CBI dollar sales down to $168m 11, 2010 - 11:43:09
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Central Bank of Iraq’s (CBI) dollar sales went down to reach $168.878 million in its daily auction on Tuesday, compared to $176.080 in the previous session.
“The demand hit $8.870 million in cash, covered at an exchange rate of 1,183 Iraqi dinars per dollar, and $160.008 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 18 banks that participated in today’s session offered to sell dollars.
The Central Bank of Iraq runs a daily auction from Sunday to Thursday.