Find out the price of the dollar today, Tuesday, August 2, 2022, in the main banks of Peru and in the parallel market; that is to say, in the exchange houses or money changers on the street.
According to the portal cualestaeldolar.pe, the US currency was quoted at S/ 3.87 for purchase and S/ 3.90 for sale. Likewise, in the banking market, the purchase was located at S/ 3,811 and the sale at the Banco de Credito del Peru window was S/ 3,991.
It should be noted that the dollar closed today lower with S / 3.8950. This represents a decline of 0.69% compared to the close of Wednesday, July 27, where it stood 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 informal 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.