He dollar It closed with a slight increase on Monday, February 12, 2024 and stood at S/3.8680, which meant an advance of 0.10% compared to Friday’s close, when it was quoted at S/3.8640. according to the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP). So far this year, the currency has accumulated a variation of 4.34%.
At 2.15 p.m. The US currency in the parallel market was quoted at S/3.84 for purchase and S/3.87 for sale. While in the banking market the purchase reached S/3.7770 and the sale reached S/3.9580 at the windows of the Banco de Crédito del Perú (BCP).
According to Asvim Asencios, Currency trader at Renta4 SAB, during the day the demand came from maturities of exchange swaps sold for S/700 million and flow from non-resident companies, taking the dollar to a maximum price of S/3,870. US$301 million were traded in the market at an average price of S/3.8648.
In addition, today the BCRP placed exchange swaps for S/800 million and intervened with direct sales of US$78 million at an exchange rate of S/3.86750.
“Globally, gold fell due to an appreciation of the dollaralthough prices remained in a tight range as investors await US inflation data and comments from Federal Reserve officials this week,” Asencios commented.
The dollar index was trading at 103.932.
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