Meet the dollar price today, Saturday January 28. Check how much the exchange rate in the parallel market and in the main banks for the US currency.
The price of dollar price todaySaturday, January 28, 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 Jr. Ocoña.
Dollar price today in Peru: minute by minute of the exchange rate
What is the meaning of $1?
The name by which it is officially known is the US dollar.
What is buying and selling dollars?
The buy is the price at which they will buy the money you own. The sale is the value at which dollars will be given or sold to you. The amount varies according to the exchange house or financial institution where you carry out your operations.
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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The dollar is the official currency of the United States of America, whose economy is one of the most important to which Peru is associated.
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Price of the dollar today, January 28
The US currency is quoted as follows according to the portal cuantoestaeldolar.pe:
What factors influence the behavior of the dollar in Peru?
Two factors play a role. The first is the relationship that Peru has with the benchmark nation of the dollar, the United States. And the second is the expectation, which consists of “a feeling of risk”.
According to UPC Finance professor Jorge Luis Ojeda, “when interest rates here are higher than in the United States, the exchange rate drops because it is more attractive to place money in soles, then (foreign) capital comes; but when the relationship is reversed, the dollar rises”.
On the other hand, “if we see that here in Peru there is some type of risk, immediately people try to buy dollars and that obviously boosts the dollar.”
What is the price of the dollar today in Peru?
According to the portal cuantoestáeldolar.pe, the price of the parallel dollar in Peru It is quoted at S/3.81 for purchase and S/3.84 for sale. While the average in the banking market stands at S/3,861 for purchase and S/3,867 for sale.
It should be noted that in yesterday’s session, the exchange rate closed at S/3,832, as reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP).
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