This is the sixth successive day in which the reference exchange rate reports a drop, as the leu gained a total 1.3 percent from the 4.2950 quota on March 20.

BNR posted a reference exchange rate of 4.2484 lei per euro on March 27.

“The leu continued to go slightly up after the deal inked by Romania with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the institutions of the European Union, while other currencies in the region mostly posted falls lately,”declared for NewsIn Ioan Birle, chief-dealer with lender Banca Transilvania.

The euro was traded close to 4.2550 lei in today's first transactions but the exchange rate lowered to a minimum of 4.2365 lei per euro and then floated around this level. At 1:35 p.m. banks bought the euro with 4.2310 lei and sold it for 4.2420 lei.