He dollar price closed the day of this Friday, March 18, 2023, and was placed at S/3.7930, which meant an advance of 0.13% compared to the close of Thursday when it was listed at S/3.7880, according to the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP).
At 2:00 pm, the exchange rate in the parallel market was S/3,780 for purchase and S/3,810 for sale. While the referential price in the banking market stood at S/ 3.7000 for the purchase and S/3.88300 for the sale in the Credit Bank of Peru (BCP).
US$649 million were negotiated in the market at an average price of S/3.7947. Likewise, during the day there was a mixed flow and the offer came from corporations, bringing the dollar to a minimum level of S/3,785, while the demand by non-resident companies led the foreign currency to a maximum level of S/3,802. reported Asvim Asencios, Renta4 SAB currency trader.
At the international level, the greenback fell after banks placed life preservers to alleviate tension in the financial system and restore investor confidence after the crisis unleashed by the failure of Silicon Valley Bank. In that line, the European markets returned to operate with losses after the Credit Suisse collapsed. However, Axel Lehmann, president of the entity, pointed out that work is already underway to stop the capital outflow of more clients.
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