The price of dollar price todayFriday, January 13, is linked to the movements carried out daily by the Central Reserve Bank (BCR). In addition to this official information, we tell you what the exchange rate of the US currency for the purchase and sale in financial institutions, money changers, online exchange houses and the Jr. Ocoña.
Price of the dollar today in Peru
According to the portal cuántoestáeldólar.pe, the price of the parallel dollar in Peru is quoted at S/ 3,785 for purchase and S/ 3,815 for sale. While the average in the banking market stands at S/ 3,727 for purchase and S/ 3,851 for sale.
It should be noted that in yesterday’s session, Thursday, January 12, the exchange rate closed at S/ 3,787 as reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP). The day before, the greenback was at the same value.
Dollar price today in Peru: minute by minute of the exchange rate
What is the ‘Ocoña’ dollar?
The Ocoña dollar, also known as the informal exchange rate, refers to the “street dollar” that is bought and sold in the parallel market or exchange houses.
Its name is given in reference to the Ocoña jirón, located in downtown Lima, where the first exchange houses were installed in the eighties.
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