The exchange rate opened higher this Thursday, June 23, and stood at S / 3.7437, according to the Bloomberg currency quote portal. On the eve, the Central Reserve Bank (BCRP) had given a closing of S / 3.7290, which represents an advance of 0.39%.
At 9.50 am in the parallel market the greenback it was quoted at S/ 3,720 for the purchase and S/ 3,760 for the sale. While the bank exchange rate at the Banco de Credito del Peru windows was S/ 3,666 for purchase and S/ 3,846 for sale, according to the portal How much is the dollar.
On Wednesday, community members once again blocked the road used by the Las Bambas copper mine to demand an appraisal and payment for the use of the road, in a new conflict of the company that resumed operation two weeks ago after a long suspension due to another protest, said two sources related to the issue.
The blockade occurred in the Mara district, in the Apurimac region, with sticks and rubber tires on the road, according to photos published on Twitter and confirmed to Reuters by a local leader.
While in the foreign exchange markets, The dollar rose 0.340% against a basket of major currencies. The index is up more than 8% this year, reflecting broad risk-off sentiment and the dollar’s yield advantage fueled by the Federal Reserve.
Gold was slightly lower, with spot prices trading at $1,827 per ounce, down 0.5% on the day.
With information from Reuters and Renta4.