(MENAFN - Aswat Al-Iraq) The Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) has sold U.S.
191 million in its auction on Tuesday for the sale and purchase of foreign currencies, on an average of 1,170 dinars per dollar, exceeding its last session that reached 133 million dollars, the CBI's daily bulletin reported.
"The total size of the demand on the U.S.
dollar has reached 191,167,000, covered by the CBI on an average rate of 1,170 dinars per dollar," the bulletin stressed.
The previous CBI's session had registered the sale of 133,800,000 dollars.
Tuesday auction had registered the auction's cash sales of "10,220,000 dollars, at an average rate of 1,183 dinars per dollar, with the CBI's average interest of 13 dinars per dollar."
The bulletin repeated its daily comment that none of the banks attending its sessions, including the 19 banks that attended its Tuesday session, had offered any dollar for sale.
The CBI holds 5 weekly sessions, beginning on Sunday and ending on Thursday, for the sale and purchase of foreign currencies, charging 13 dinars per dollar, along with the Bank's interest of 13 dinars for its foreign transfers.