January 3, 2013
By Camila Russo
Argentina’s peso weakened in the parallel market to a record 7 per dollar today as demand for the U.S. currency from people traveling abroad increased over the holidays, the newspaper Clarin reported on its website without saying how it obtained the information.
The parallel peso was trading at 6.91 per dollar yesterday, Clarin said. The official peso depreciated less than 0.1 percent to 4.9262 per dollar at 1:19 p.m. Buenos Aires time, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
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