The exchange rate of the dollar began the week down this Monday, July 4, and stood at S/ 3.84, after closing last Friday at S/ 3.844, according to the Bloomberg foreign exchange portal.
This occurs while a small sector of carriers complies with a national strike demanding better measures from the Executive and Congress to face the international crisis of oil-derived fuels.
Proof of this is that more than 20,000 users, so far this year, have chosen to convert their cars to vehicular natural gas (VNG), which is a national, abundant and cheap source of energy, as its value is regulated by contracts with Camisea.
Internationally, oil prices extended the rebound that began on Friday from a one-week low. The barrel of WTI rose 1% and stands at US$ 107.90. It previously climbed as high as $108.48.
For its part, the dollar index began the session with losses, and with a low trading volume due to the Independence Day holiday in the US, as recent published data suggested downside risks for the report on June employment on Friday.
According to the Monex financial group, the currencies of emerging countries operate mixed, with the Mexican peso operating in negative territory due to fears of a loss of economic dynamism in the US and it is positioned as the seventh most depreciated against the dollar this morning .