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Colombia’s Central Bank Didn’t Buy or Sell Dollars Last Month

December 12, 2011

Dec. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Colombia’s central bank didn’t buy or sell dollars in the currency market last month.

Banco de la Republica also didn’t buy or sell peso- denominated bonds, known as TES, according to a statement on its website.

At the end of November, the bank held 1.1 trillion pesos ($569 million) of peso bonds, according to the statement. The central bank has purchased $3.72 billion in the currency market so far this year, the statement said.

--Editor: Richard Richtmyer

To contact the reporter on this story: Andrea Jaramillo in Bogota at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: David Papadopoulos at

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