August 1, 2019. You will find below the report of the first half of the period from July to August.
The BCRA has decided to impose tight controls on monetary aggregates, with the commitment to keep zero growth in the monetary base—against the monthly average of February 2019—until December 2019, with an adjustment in December driven by a seasonal increase in the transaction demand for money. In line with the two-month calculation of minimum reserve requirements established by the Board of the BCRA, the COPOM announced, in its release on July 22, that the compliance with the monetary base target would be assessed on a two-month basis. The target will remain at ARS1,343.2 billion in July and August. This measure is