He dollar exchange rate continues in its downward career and closed this Thursday at S/3.6625, similar level to those registered in the first sessions of April last year. This meant a reduction of -0.23% compared to the S/3.6710 reached on Wednesday, according to the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP).
For his part, in the parallel market The US currency quoted S/3,655 for the purchase and S/3,690 for the sale. While the referential exchange rate in the banking market the purchase reached S/3.6400 and the purchase at the Banco de Crédito del Perú (BCP).
During the session, the BCRP placed an Exchange Sale Swap (fixed rate) for S/10 million at 6 months, at an average rate of 5.75% and S/200 million at 1 year, at an average rate of 5.57%. .
“Today the dollar had a mixed behavior, at the beginning of the day with great demand from non-resident companies taking the dollar to a maximum level of S/3.69, and the offer from the corporate side taking the dollar to a level minimum of S/3,661”, said Asvim Asencios, Currency Trader at Renta4 SAB. He added that US$320 million was traded in the market at an average price of S/3.6820.
At the global level, the dollar fell after economic data regarding the labor market was published, resulting in new unemployment claims at 264,000 compared to the 245,000 that were projected.
At market close the DXY was trading at 101.8.
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