The price of the dollar closed lower on Monday, September 18 and stood at S/3.7100, which meant a decline of 0.22% compared to the close on Friday when it was quoted at S/3.7180. according to the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP). So far this year it has accumulated a variation of -2.55%.
At 2.00 p.m. The US currency in the parallel market was quoted at S/3.69 for purchase and S/3.71 for sale. While in the banking market the purchase reached S/3.6660 and the sale reached S/3.7520 in the Banco de Crédito del Perú (BCP).
According to Fabiola Gutiérrez, Currency trader at Renta4 SAB, during the day in the market there was corporate supply and little flow liquidity. Thus, the dollar reached a minimum level of S/3.7030 and reached a maximum level of S/3.7120. US$155 million were traded in the market at an average price of S/3.7092.
The most important event for this week will be the rate decision by the Federal Reserve (FED) scheduled for Wednesday the 20th, there is a greater probability that they will remain at the previous level according to the consensus of analysts, although this does not necessarily imply that said contractionary policy has ended. since the level of inflation remains outside the target pathsaid Gutiérrez.
Likewise, the economic projections that will consider the updating of the main indicators will also be presented. The index of dollar It was trading at 105.18 at market close.
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