The price of the dollar closed down the day of this Wednesday, January 11, 2023 and was located at S/ 3.7870. This way, fell 0.26% compared to Tuesday’s close when it recorded S/ 3.7970, as reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP). So far this year, the currency has registered a variation of -0.53%.
At 1:50 pm, the green ticket in the parallel market was trading at S/3.77 for purchase and S/3.80 for sale. For its part, in the banking market it was bought at S/3,694 and sold at S/3,876 at the windows of Banco de Crédito del Perú.
According to Gianina Villavicencio, Foreign Exchange brokerage manager at Renta4 SAB, during the day the demand came from the offshore market and the offer from local banks cutting positions, reaching the dollar at a minimum level of S/3.7720. US$329 million were traded in the market at an average price of S/3.7775. In addition, there were maturities of Exchange Swaps for sale for S/200 million and Repo of Currencies for S/113 million.
“Globally the dollar It is holding steady as investors await US inflation data due tomorrow, which will provide a clearer picture of where interest rates will head. On the other hand the euro it was priced higher due to comments from members of the European Central Bank that they will maintain a tough monetary policy,” Villavicencio commented.
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