The price of the dollar closed lower in the exchange session this Thursday, August 4, and reached S/ 3.8920. Thus, the american currency fell 0.54% compared to the closing of the day before when it scored S / 3.9130, according to the report of Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP).
At 2:40 pm in the parallel market, the greenback was trading at S/ 3.88 for purchase and S/ 3.91 for sale. Meanwhile, in the banking market it was located at S/ 3.81 the purchase and S/ 3.99 the sale in the windows of the BCP.
According to Gianina Villavicencio, manager of Foreign Exchange Brokerage at Renta 4 SAB Peru, during the day there was downward pressure due to offshore supply, while demand came from corporations. US$ 214 million were traded in the market at an average price of S/ 3.8867.
Today there were expiry dates of Exchange Rate Swap Sale for S/800,000, renewing only S/200,000 million at 3 months at a rate of 2.44%
“Globally, the dollar retreats as the probability that the Federal Reserve will maintain its aggressive monetary tightening stance after reasonable economic data dissipates. and the aggressive declarations of several people in charge of monetary policy”, explained Villavicencio.
It should be noted that data released on Wednesday indicated that the US service sector unexpectedly rebounded in July, supporting the view that the economy is not in a recession despite output plummeting in the first half, the specialist said. .