President Maurcio Macri this afternoon led a meeting of the Political Action Bureau, which made up the highest figures of officialism, with which he analyzed what they considered «the good effects» of the exchange rate restrictions measures that the Government announced to contain the dollar. On Monday, the green backised $3.62 (-5.83%) and closed at an average $58.41 for sale to the public ($57 in the nation), while the blue dollar traded at $64 and the Country Risk closed at 2534 basic points. The Porteña Stock Exchange rose 6.45% on the first working day with the limitation on the purchase of dollars and in a low-level business scenario as a result of the absence of operations in the United States, where Labor Day was celebrated.
«There is confidence that these positive effects will be consolidated,» said vice-president Miguel Angel Pichetto, in statements to journalists accredited in the Rosada.
According to the Peronist senator, «the role of the Minister of Finance, Hernán Lacunza, is very important, communicating and transmitting to society the need for tranquility. Banks are strong and people don’t have to run for dollars,» Pichetto insisted, detailed that the meeting focused on recent economic measures taken to try to stabilize the dollar and that the campaign for october elections was not talked about.
In addition to Macri, Pichetto and Lacunza, the Governor María Eugenia Vidal pareticiparparte. the head of government, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta; the Minister of the Interior, Rogelio Frigerio, and the Security Minister, Patricia Bullrich.There were also the Jewish governor, Gerardo Morales, the president of the interblock of officialdes, Mario Negri, and the Deputy Elisa Carrió.In this note: