The price of dollar It started the day on Thursday, September 29, on the rise and stood at S/3.9676, according to the Bloomberg agency. Thus, the US currency advanced 0.37% compared to the close of last Wednesday in which it reached S / 3.9530 according to the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP).
For its part, the greenback in the parallel market was trading at S/ 3.94 for purchase and S/ 3.98 for sale, according to the portal How much is the dollar. Meanwhile, in the banking market it was bought at S/ 3,896 and sold at S/ 4,076 at the windows of Banco de Credito del Peru.
The exchange rate continues to rise, mainly due to external factors. At a global level, the dollar continues to gain positions as investors seek safety as a refuge currency in a context of uncertainty after the leaks in the Nord Stream gas pipelines.
Currency moves on Thursday sent the US dollar index, which measures the currency against the British pound, the euro and four other pairs, to hover around its recent 20-year high again after posting its worst session in two-and-a-half years on Wednesday.
While oil prices firmed, erasing earlier losses, on signs OPEC+ could cut output, though a stronger dollar and weak economic outlook capped gains.
With information from Reuters.