Central sales of foreign currency increased to $ 141 million

The Central Bank of Iraq (CBE)'s foreign exchange sales rose to 146.27 million dollars on Monday, compared to 141.17 million dollars on Thursday, an increase of 5.1 million dollars.

The Central Bank suspended its work on Sunday, in line with the decision of the Iraqi Council of Ministers, as an official holiday in the country;

The Central Bank, in a statement received "Trend Press", the exchange rate amounted to 1190 dinars per dollar, in the auction held with the participation of 35 banks, and two financial transfer.

The bank said the sales were the result of an auction on Monday, showing total sales for the day was $ 181.67 million.

Amounts sold to boost bank balances abroad were $ 144.77 million, while cash sales were estimated at $ 1.5 million.

The Central Bank said in a statement that the sale of the amounts transferred to the accounts of banks abroad is at the price of 1190 dinars per dollar, while the cash sale will be at the same price.