View Full Version : CBI dollar sales up to $169m

05-20-2010, 01:38 AM
May 19, 2010 - 12:58:31

BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Central Bank of Iraq’s (CBI) dollar sales went up to reach $169.100 million in its daily auction on Wednesday, compared to $127.903 in the previous session.
“The demand hit $4.550 million in cash, covered at an exchange rate of 1,183 Iraqi dinars per dollar, and $164.550 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 15 banks that participated in today’s session offered to sell dollars.
The Central Bank of Iraq runs a daily action from Sunday to Thursday.