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Exchange rate: dollar closes higher on S / 3.9530 this Wednesday, September 28

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The dollar exchange rate closed higher this Wednesday, September 28, for the fifth consecutive day and stood at S/ 3.9530, according to the Central Reserve Bank (BCRP).

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On the eve, the greenback had closed the date around S / 3.9500. By the morning of this Wednesday, the price had progressed to S / 3.9340 at the opening.

With this, the dollar obtains a variation of 0.075% compared to the previous closing, while shortening distances with the Peruvian sol and only reporting a loss of 0.95% compared to the closing of 2021, which stood at S / 3.991.

In the banking market, the currency is offered at S/ 3,927 for purchase and S/ 3,983 for sale in the country’s main banks. For their part, exchange houses and ordinary moneychangers offer the currency at S/ 3.92 for purchase and S/ 3.96 for sale.

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Gianina Villavicencio, Manager of Foreign Exchange Brokerage at Renta 4 SAB Peru, specified that today’s demand came from the offshore market and supply from local corporations. Thus, the BCRP intervened by placing Exchange Swap Sale for S/ 500 Million.

In total, US$ 296 million were traded on the market at an average price of S/ 3.9489. Currencies in the region opened mixed with the dollar index (DXY) trading at 112.61 points at market close.

“Globally, the dollar continues to gain positions as investors seek safety as a refuge currency in a context of political uncertainty after leaks in the Nord Stream gas pipelines, between Russia and Europe, released gas into the Baltic Sea,” Villavicencio said.

Meanwhile, the euro continued to recover a few points after the European Central Bank (ECB) announced new interest hikes in the next meetings to deal with inflation.

Source: Larepublica

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