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Exchange rate: dollar starts stable at S/3.8405 this Tuesday, February 21

Exchange rate: dollar starts stable at S/3.8405 this Tuesday, February 21

The green ticket does not record significant gains on its penultimate Tuesday in February, while the MEF prepares a bill on the reform of the pension system for March.

The exchange rate of the dollar It started slightly upwards this Tuesday, February 21, and was located around S/3.8405, according to the Bloomberg currency listing portal.

The day before, the North American currency had started its career at S/3.8350 and was then projected to S/3.8420 reported on the official board of the Central Reserve Bank (BCRP).

This occurs while the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) confirms the extension, until June 2023, of the maximum acceptance period for the rescheduling of the Reactiva Perú and FAE Turismo credits.

An official pronouncement from the Executive is expected in the next few hours against a ruling by the Constitutional Court that prohibits the charging of late payment interest to companies that maintain debts in dispute with the Peruvian State. It would entail losses of more than S/12,000 million for the treasury.

Finally, the MEF would submit to Congress in March a bill on the reform of the pension system, as announced by Minister Alex Contreras.

Internationally, copper was down 0.5% at $9,095 a ton, after hitting its highest since February 2 at $9,160, according to Reuters. The red metal was under pressure from the strength of the greenback, which makes dollar-denominated commodities more expensive for holders of other currencies.

For its part, the price of WTI oil, a benchmark marker for Peru, rose 0.56% to US$76.77 per barrel, while Brent crude fell 0.56% to US$83.60.

Source: Larepublica

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