The dollar exchange rate closed higher and was quoted at S / 4.0110 this Monday, November 22, after it opened the day at S / 4.0225, reported the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP).
To attenuate the volatility of the North American currency, the issuing entity went on the market to sell US $ 5 million in the spot market at an average exchange rate of S / 4.0250 per dollar. slight rise of 0.04% compared to the S / 4.009 at the close of Friday.
Meanwhile, the dollar is offered at S / 4,014 for the purchase and S / 4,019 for the sale in the main banks of the country. On the other hand, the exchange houses and ordinary money changers offer the currency in S / 4 for the purchase and S / 4.03 for the sale.
This occurs in the midst of the controversy generated between the PCM and a sector of the mining and private business community, after the Prime Minister Mirtha Vásquez announced that, from the Executive, they will accompany at all times the process of closing the Pallacanta, Breapampa, Apumayo mines. and Inmaculada, in Ayacucho, as foreseen in the operations schedule.
Likewise, the OEFA announced that it will carry out environmental evaluations in the area of the aforementioned mining units to identify the origin of the sources of environmental alteration, for which it will coordinate with the authorities and citizen organizations.