The price of the dollar today in Peru is quoted at S/ 3,840 for purchase and S/ 3,870 for sale this Tuesday, August 16, according to the portal cualestaeldolar.pe. In addition, the exchange rate closed yesterday, Monday, August 15, at S/ 3.8590, reported the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP).
For its part, the Lima Stock Exchange (BVL) closed in negative last day on Monday: it scored 12 indicators down and 4 up. Also, the S&P/BVL Peru General Index fell -1.1o% to 20,087.04 points. Meanwhile, the S&P/BVL Peru Selective Index it lost -1.28% and was placed at 528.04 units.
On the other hand, national production grew 3.54% in the first half of this year and reached an accumulated 5.51% in the annual period July 2021-June 2022, according to the analysis “Behavior of labor market indicators at national level” prepared by the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI).
In addition, in the first six months of this year, the sectors that have registered the greatest progress compared to the same period of the previous year are accommodation and restaurants with an expansion of 44.23%, followed by transportation and storage, which grew 12.93%, as well as the agricultural sector, which advanced 4.35%.
However, the report also notes that Peru’s informal employment rate was 76.1%. This would represent only 0.5 percentage point less than last year’s measurement. Likewise, in the urban area, the informality rate reached 70.6% and in the rural area the percentage of people with informal jobs was 95.3%.
How to identify a fake bill of 10 and 100 soles?
According to the BCRP official, Javier Añorga, in an interview with La República, he shared the recipe for recognize a fake 10 and 100 soles bill: the “touch, look and turn”. “(You have to) touch the texture of the ticket, which is made of a very fine cloth, of cotton fibers, which is why it has a special texture and even a special sound,” he said. The same is done in “the legend of the Central Reserve Bank, in the letters, numbers and character, in which the inks are going to be felt in high relief.”