Colombia Central Bank Bought $400 Million in Market Last Month

Colombia’s central bank bought $400 million in the currency market through auctions last month.

Banco de la Republica also said on its website that it didn’t buy or sell peso-denominated bonds, known as TES, last month. At the end of November, the bank held 1.2 trillion pesos ($635 million) of peso bonds, according to the statement.

The central bank has carried out net purchases of $2.64 billion in the currency market this year, according to the statement.

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