He dollar price It closed the day this Friday, September 15, rising and stood at S/3.7180. This represented an advance of 0.11% compared to what was recorded at the close the day before when it reached S/3.7140, according to the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP).
At 2.10 pm the greenback in the parallel market The purchase price was S/3,730 and the sale price was S/3,700. While the reference exchange rate in the mbanking market The purchase amounted to S/3.6800 and the sale amounted to S/3.7470 at the Banco de Crédito del Perú (BCP).
During the day, there was upward pressure due to demand from offshore companies, causing the dollar to reach a maximum price of S/3.7260. On the other hand, the offer came from corporate companies, so the dollar reached a minimum price of S/3.7150, said Allisson Pérez, Foreign Exchange Trader at Renta4 SAB. He added that US$285 million was traded in the market at an average price of S/3.7220.
At the local level, the BCRP began with the reduction of the interest rate from 7.75% to 7.50%, it is the first cut since the pandemic. This reduction occurred due to several factors, one of them being that the August inflation rate was reduced year-on-year from 5.88% to 5.58%.
Globally, LATAM currencies close mixed, and the dollar index trading at 105.27. The markets are awaiting the US FED meeting next week, and believe that the FED will maintain its aggressive stance.
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