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JERSEYGIRL
02-09-2010, 04:21 AM
Dollar sales reach 171m on Tue.

February 9, 2010 - 09:50:02

BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Central Bank of Iraq’s (CBI) dollar sales rose to $171.734 million in its daily auction on Tuesday, compared to $169.950 million in the previous session.
“The demand hit $15.630 million in cash, covered at an exchange rate of 1,170 Iraqi dinars per dollar, and $156.104 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 16 banks that participated in today’s session offered to sell dollars.
The Central Bank of Iraq runs a daily auction from Sunday to Thursday.

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