The leu started out at 4.1830 and then decreased to 4.1985 against the euro, recovered slightly to 4.18 and then fell again close to 4.19.

In the region, the Hungarian forint slipped 1.95 percent from 281.30 to 286.80 and then grew back to 284.30 and the Polish zloty fell 1.4 percent to 4.5065 versus the euro and recovered to 4.4772.

Over the American dollar the reference exchange rate pinned the leu at 3.0216, a 0.79 percent fall over yesterday’s level.