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03-11-2010, 10:43 AM
CBIs dollar sales surge to 251m

11/3/2010 - 14:02


BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Central Bank of Iraqs (CBI) dollar sales rose significantly to $251.565 million in its daily auction on Thursday, compared to $181 million in the previous session.

The demand hit $11.990 million in cash, covered at an exchange rate of 1,183 Iraqi dinars per dollar, and $239.575 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 19 banks that participated in todays session offered to sell dollars.
The Central Bank of Iraq runs a daily auction from Sunday to Thursday.
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