The exchange rate opened lower this Thursday, May 19, and stood at S/ 3.7573, according to the Bloomberg currency quote portal. On the eve, the Central Reserve Bank (BCRP) had given a closing of S / 3,773, which represents a decline of 0.42%.
At 10.20 am in the parallel market the greenback it was quoted at S/ 3,740 for the purchase and S/ 3.80 for the sale. While the bank exchange rate at the Banco de Credito del Peru windows was S/ 3,676 for purchase and S/ 3,856 for sale, according to the portal How much is the dollar.
Currencies in Latin America strengthened today as the dollar fell and metal prices rebounded, with the Brazilian real leading gains on the prospect of lifting lockdowns in China, the top commodity consumer.
The Chilean peso and Peruvian sol gained 1.2% and 0.2%, respectively, following higher copper prices.
With information from Reuters.