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Thursday, June 30, 2011
CBI sells 175 million dollars in its Thursday auction
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) has announced the selling of US$175 millions, in its auction on Thursday, on the rate of 1,170 dinars per dollar, exceeding its Wednesday sale by 73 million dollars, according to its daily bulletin, copy of which was received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
“The total demand on U.S.
dollars has reached 175 millions and 382,000, covered by the Central Bank of Iraq, on an exchange rate of 1,170 Iraqi dinars per dollar,” the bullet reported.
The CBN’s sales in its Wednesday auction had reached 73 millions and 730,000 dollars.
The Bank’s cash dollar sales had reached 12 millions and 192,000 dollars, on an exchange rate of 1,183 dinars per dollar, along with the Bank’s interest of 13 dinars per dollar.
The Bank’s foreign transfers had reached 163 millions and 192,000 dollars, on an exchange rate of 1,183 dinars per dollar, including a 13 dinar interest per dollar.
“None of the 8 banks sharing in the CBN’s auction had presented any offer for the selling of dollars,” the bulletin stressed.
Noteworthy is that the CBN holds 5 auction sessions per week, beginning on Sunday and ending on Thursday, for the selling and buying of foreign currencies, charging a 13 dinar interest per dollar, along with a similar interest for foreign transfers.