meet the price of the dollar today in the main banks and in the parallel market; that is to say, in the exchange houses or money changers on the street.
According to how much is the dollar.pe, the price of the parallel dollar in Peru is quoted at S/3,890 for purchase and S/3,930 for sale. While the average in the banking market is quoted at S/3,820 for purchase and S/4,010 for sale.
It should be noted that in yesterday’s session, the exchange rate closed at S/ 3.9220, as reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP).
What is the ‘Ocoña’ dollar or informal exchange rate?
It is called the ‘Ocoña’ dollar or ‘street dollar’ at the reported exchange rate. That is, at the purchase and sale price of the US currency in the parallel market or exchange houses. The origin of this denomination has its origin in the Jirón Ocoña, a well-known street located in the Center of Lima.