It was trading at $333.4552 on the interbank market.
A total of US$24.5 million was allotted at today’s auction with US$21.1 million going to large firms.
Offers ranged from $320 to $365.
Some economists predicted that the local currency will collapse this month while one said it will clock $1 000 to greenback by the end of this month.
The government says it has introduced measures to shore up the local currency and has fined 12 of the country’s 16 banks for indiscipline but the downward trend continues.