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Price of the dollar closes higher and is located at S / 3.9250, today Monday, August 8

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The price of the dollar closed higher on Monday, August 8, and stood at S/ 3.9250. In this way, it advanced 0.38% compared to the closing of the day before when it reached S / 3.9100, as reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP).

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In the parallel market, the US currency was trading at 2:00 pm at S/ 3.90 for purchase and S/ 3.93 for sale. Meanwhile, in the interbank market, the purchase was at S/ 3,841 and the sale at the Banco de Credito del Peru window was S/ 4,021.

Thus, the currencies of Latin America were mixed and the dollar index quoted (DXY) at 106.40.

According to Allisson Pérez, Forex trader at Renta4 SAB, during the day, the demand came from offshores, while the offer came from local banks to a small extent. US$ 222 million were traded in the market at an average rate of S/ 3.9144.

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The BCRP intervened with foreign exchange swaps for sale for S/ 200 million at 3 months, at an average rate of 2.45%. Today there were expirations of Foreign Exchange Swaps for S/ 920 million.

“Globally, the dollar appreciates due to the positive US unemployment data that came out on Friday, since it fell from 3.6% to 3.5%, the lowest rate for 2 years, even so, the FED is expected to continue raising its interest rate in the short term,” Pérez explained.

Source: Larepublica

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