Argentine Peso Devaluation Deepens With “Brick Rates” Reaching $10

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Argentine peso devaluation accelerated this week with the ARS posting its largest one-day decline in a decade yesterday falling 3.5% to 7.14 pesos per US dollar, and unofficial rates like the Blue and the Brick are following suit. Just two months ago the Brick dollar, the intermediate rate often used for real estate transactions, was trading between $7.70 for new …

More Buenos Aires Condo Deals Close At Brick Dollar Rates

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A new market survey of Buenos Aires condominium prices shows the rising trend of property owners and renters closing deals at the “dolar ladrillo” or “brick dollar” exchange rate. The ZonaProp analysis of negotiated prices for existing rental properties suggests that more owners are accepting pesos at the brick dollar rate of $8.3 pesos per dollar which is $3.4 pesos …