The dollar opened this Tuesday, April 12, at S/ 3.6982, an amount that represents a drop of 0.51% compared to the day before, when it stood at S/ 3.7170, according to the Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP).
At the interbank level, the exchange rate is S/ 3.6800 for purchases at BCP windows, and sales at S/ 3.7030. While in the parallel market, the price of the dollar is S/ 3,670 for purchase and sale, S/ 3,710, according to the portal How much is the dollar.
At the local level, according to the latest survey carried out by Ipsos Peru, it was determined that 73% of Peruvians disapprove of the management of the current head of the Congress of the Republic, Maria del Carmen Alva. In the case of President Castillo, disapproval of his management climbed to 76%, the highest figure so far in his government administration.
The dollar fell today, after US inflation data showed consumer prices rose 8.5% in March compared to a year earlier, slightly higher than analysts expected. Data for March showed the biggest monthly increase in consumer prices in 40 years, reinforcing expectations that the US Federal Reserve will stay the course of aggressive monetary tightening, according to Reuters.