The price of the dollar in Peru Today, Saturday, August 13, 2022, it is located at S / 3,840 the purchase and S / 3,880 the sale in the parallel market, according to the portal, how much is the dollar.pe. The day before, on Friday, August 12, the exchange rate closed down with S/ 3.8520, reported the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP). In this way, the US currency fell -0.54% compared to Thursday’s session, when it reached S / 3.8730.
For its part, the Lima Stock Exchange (BVL) closed the week in negative territory. This Friday, August 12, the Lima stock market recorded 9 rising indices, 7 falling and none unchanged. The most representative indicator of the Lima stock market, S&P/BVL Peru Generalfell -0.30% to 20,372.32 points, while the index S&P/BVL Peru Selective it gained 0.15% and finished with 534.9 units.
At the end of this week, the board of the BCRP decided to raise the reference interest rate by 6.5%. This is an increase of 50 basis points compared to the adjustment made in July (6.00%), in order to face the inflation. This change occurs despite the fact that inflation fell from 8.81% to 8.74% during July, while the significant increases in international prices of foods Y fuels.
In terms of food security, the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation (Midagri) disqualified the US firm Ready Oil Supply LLC of the process to supply urea to the country. This company had received questions from the Comptroller. Finally, the head of the sector, Andres Alencastreannounced that they will grant the good pro to the company Italian Union Spedwhich was not observed but offers a higher price.