The dollar price opened the operations of this Friday, September 30, 2022 downwards and stood at S / 3.9743, according to the Bloomberg agency. In this way, it fell -0.02% compared to Thursday’s close when it reached S/ 3.9750, its highest level so far this year, according to the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP).
At 9:15 a.m. on greenback in the parallel market it was quoted at S/ 3.95 for the purchase and S/ 3.98 for the sale. For his part, the dollar The banking system was bought for S/ 3,896 and sold for S/ 4,076 at the Banco de Credito del Peru (BCP) windows.
So far this year, the currency has accumulated a variation of only -0.4%.
While internationally, inflation in August was stronger than expected despite the efforts of the Federal Reserve for lowering prices, according to data from Friday that the central bank is closely monitoring.
The personal consumption expenditures price index excluding food and energy rose 0.6% in the month after being flat in July. That was faster than the Dow Jones estimate of 0.5% and another indication that inflation is widening.
In the euro zone, inflation reached a new record of 10% in SeptemberEurostat data showed on Friday, down from 9.1% in August and above consensus projections of 9.7%.
The reading also showed price increases that spread from volatile food and energy prices to nearly every segment of the 19-member bloc’s economy. Energy prices rose 40.8% year-on-year, up from 38.6% in August, followed by food, alcohol and tobacco at 11.8%, up from 10.6% last month.
With information from Renta4.