Happy “Taco” TUesday,
I just had to share this News from our friends at the IQD Team!
@TheIQDTeam: Between speculators and the central procedures dollar exchange rate up to the highest rate in two years http://t.co/MDquDP9d59/s/tbxc
Between speculators and the central procedures dollar exchange rate up to the highest rate in two years
Tuesday 10 March 2015 12:50
Alsumaria News / Baghdad
Continuous rise in the price of the dinar against the dollar despite the central bank action to maintain stability, what is the secret of this rise after years of relative stability? And how they can be met, whether caused by a contraction of the dollar amounts of the market?
During the past two months have seen the Iraqi market, a gradual rise in the dollar’s exchange rate against the dinar, currently up to 1228 dinars to the dollar, the highest rate up to the exchange rate during the past two years, and while specialists Financial considered that a bubble is due to appear for the speculators, that the experts confirmed This increase was the result of the budget law, which reduced the amount of dollar selling in the auction.
And confirms the Governor of the Central Bank on the relationship, “The rise in the dollar price in the market is slightly due to speculators,” explaining that “this increase came after the Bank has developed new mechanisms to sell the dollar at the auction.”
Illustrates the relationship in an interview with Alsumaria News for, “This rise is due to speculators in the dollar and some groups that were subsist on the bank auction before,” he said, adding that “the bank expected for such a rise in the dollar, which is unjustified and unreasonable and real at the same time “.
Keywords and pointed out that, “This rise is considered normal when you move from one stage to another or from one mechanism to a new mechanism to sell the currency.”
For his part, Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister says the appearance of Mohammed Saleh in an interview with Alsumaria News’s, “The rise experienced by the dollar in the market currently in front of the Iraqi dinar is just a bubble because there are some speculators and Translated in the market,” he said, adding that “the dinar is very strong and is covered by one and a half of hard currency. “
Saleh stresses that “the bank has enough to dispel these procedures bubble within a few hours of shut down and restart the situation to what it was previously.”
As a member of the Economic Committee Najiba Najib Afqatol in an interview with Alsumaria News’s, “The budget bill for the current year 2015 included a restriction or condition within one of its articles, which can not exceed the sale of the bank conducted by more than $ 75 million per day auction, indicating that” the new procedures to sell the currency imposes the existence of documents of any order to buy the dollar by the Bank to participate in the auction banks, and these amounts can be obtained only after 15 days. “
Najib confirms, that “the central bank introduced an appeal to the Federal Court to cancel this requirement in the budget, unexpected gain appeal there to be free to sell the dollar auction the bank, and therefore this will be reflected in the reduction of prices of the dollar.”
He says economist Hilal Tahan said in an interview for the Sumerian News, “The budget bill for the current year reduced the central bank sales of $ 300 million to $ 75 million a day, causing a rise in the dollar markets.”
Miller adds, “The rise of the dollar against the euro prices worldwide and sterling was another reason for the rise locally, and that the dollar supply in the domestic market is very small, which led to a rise to 1228 dinars to the dollar.”
The dollar price in the local market before the Iraqi dinar gradually up to 1228 dinars to the dollar, compared to 1225 thousand dinars to the dollar over the past month and 1,200 dinars to the dollar through the end of last year 2014.
~ Mr. IQD