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Price of the dollar LIVE: check everything about the cost of the exchange rate TODAY, Tuesday, December 21

The dollar closed the day on Tuesday, December 21 with a price of S / 4,050, as reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP), which implied an appreciation of the greenback of 0.07%, compared to Monday, December 20 (S / 4,0520)

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Dollar fell 0.03% globally

According to Reuters, the US dollar fell slightly on Tuesday as improving risk sentiment boosted riskier currencies such as the Australian dollar and the British pound. The US dollar currency index last stood at 96.47, down 0.03% on the day, after falling as low as 96.336 earlier in the session. The index, which has risen about 7% for the year, fell 0.1% on Monday as traders sold the dollar to record gains in the latter days of the year.

Wall Street rebounds and the Dow Jones gains 1.60%, after three days in the red

Wall Street closed this Tuesday, December 21, in green and its main indicator, the Dow Jones of Industrials, gained 1.60%, after three consecutive days closing in red due to the uncertainty unleashed as a result of the rebound in contagions of the covid- 19. According to data at the end of the session on the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow Jones added 560.54 points, to 35,492.70 units, and the selective S&P 500 gained 1.78% or 81.21 integers, to 4,649.23 points.

The BVL ends higher and gains 2.39%

The Lima Stock Exchange closed the day on Tuesday, December 21 with almost all its indicators positive. In this way, the S&P Peru General scored 2.39% (20,614.81 integers), while the S&P Peru Select scored 2.19% (545.49 points). The good run of the capital stock market was driven by the mining and financial sectors, which registered 4.10% and 3.49%, respectively. In a much smaller proportion, the industrial, consumption and construction categories closed with 0.41%; 0.67% and 0.72%.

Pedro Castillo: “I emphatically reject having participated in irregular acts”

“As a sign of my total willingness to collaborate with justice, and as a sign of transparency, I have voluntarily requested the lifting of my banking, tax and communications secrecy, a measure that is unprecedented. Likewise, I have personally gone to the Prosecutor’s Office to request that my testimonial statement be advanced for 12/28/21. I emphatically reject having participated in irregular acts. The doors of the Palace are open to support any measure that seeks to clarify doubts, “said President Pedro Castillo on his Twitter account.

Dollar closed the session at S / 4.0550

The dollar ended the session on Tuesday, December 21, with an appreciation of 0.07%, trading at S / 4.0550. This occurs in the middle of the beginning of the dialogue table between the Executive and the Chumbivilcas communities in order to find a solution to the blockade in Las Bambas.

Dialogue table began with the Chumbivilcas communities in Cusco

The representatives of the Chumbivilcas communities arrived in Cusco to participate in the meeting called by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM). The meeting seeks to restart the dialogue in the conflict that has blocked the southern mining corridor for 33 days.
The president of the Collana community, Daniel Collque, said that his presence is due to his desire to dialogue. He said that what they ask is that they be declared of direct environmental and social influence.
The representatives of the other communities and the president of the Defense Front, Wilber Fuentes, entered the meeting without giving statements.
The meeting is chaired by the governor of Cusco, Jean Paul Benavente. Representing the National Executive is the Minister of Energy and Mines, Eduardo Gonzales, the Vice Minister of Governance, Oscar Gobernanza and the Vice Minister of Internal Order.

Presidency: at no time did Pedro Castillo decide that proceedings should not be carried out

The Secretariat of Strategic Communication and Press of the Presidency of the Republic reported that the Head of State, Pedro Castillo, has not tried to prevent the Public Ministry from carrying out the corresponding proceedings, after being denounced by the Attorney General, Daniel Soria, for the charge of alleged influence peddling. The investigations against the president are due to the alleged irregularities in the tender for the acquisition of biodiesel.

The euro falls after trading lacking momentum

The euro has depreciated this Tuesday in a quiet negotiation due to the lack of impulse in the currency market because important macroeconomic data have not been published.

The euro was trading at around 4:00 pm GMT at $ 1.1262, compared to $ 1.1290 in the last hours of the European currency market trading the previous day.

The European Central Bank set the benchmark exchange rate for the euro at $ 1.1295.

New York Stock Exchange opens in green

Wall Street opened in positive this Tuesday with its main indicator, the Dow Jones of Industrials, adding 1.17%, in a rebound in shares after three consecutive days closing with losses due to fears of the possible consequences of the omicron variant of covid-19 in the economy.

Castillo asks the Prosecutor’s Office to lift his banking, tax and telephone secrecy

President Pedro Castillo, through his lawyer, has made available to the provincial prosecutor Nora Cordova, of the first Corporate Specialized Prosecutor’s Office in Corruption of Public Officials, that the bank secrecy, as well as tax and telephone, be lifted, within the framework of the process followed against the general manager of PetroPerú, Hugo Chávez, for having committed the alleged crime of incompatible negotiation after the meeting in Palacio with the biodiesel supplier that won a tender for more than US $ 70 million.

Dollar opens the day at S / 4.0490

The dollar opened the trading session on Tuesday, December 21 at S / 4.0490, which represents a depreciation of the US currency of -0.07% compared to the close on Monday, December 20 (S / 4.0520).

This happens amid expectations for the meeting scheduled by the PCM with the purpose of providing a definitive and sustainable solution to the problems that revolve around the South Road Corridor.

Meanwhile, global stocks rose on Tuesday as investors weighed how far the omicron variant of the coronavirus would affect economies around the world, with the dollar weakening as appetite for riskier assets made a cautious return.

Chumbivilcas will participate in the meeting called today by PCM with Las Bambas

Víctor Villa, legal advisor to the inhabitants of Chumbivilcas, in Cusco, confirmed that representatives of the community will participate in the meeting called for today by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM) together with the negotiation team of MMG Ltd, operator of the unit Las Bambas mining company, from Apurímac.

Las Bambas: Pedro Francke highlights the role of mining and invokes dialogue today in Chumbivilcas

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Pedro Francke, said on the morning of Tuesday, December 21, that the Government of Pedro Castillo is committed to achieving a balance between mining, the environment and social development.

Francke’s statements come amid the expectations of the meeting that the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM) scheduled for this Tuesday – urgently – with the purpose of providing a definitive and sustainable solution to the problems that revolve around to the South Road Corridor.

Along these lines, Francke Ballvé called on the communities to resume dialogue and avoid any violence.

The Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP) indicated that Peru’s trade balance reached a surplus of US $ 13,653 million in the last 12 months. Also, in the October 2021 totaled US $ 1,429 million, US $ 984 million higher than that of October 2019. This is due to the high terms of trade, mainly prices of export mining products as well as the increase in the volume of exports of non-traditional products, particularly agriculture, textiles and chemicals.

Along these lines, according to the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI), restaurant activities grew by 52.11% in the month of October 2021 compared to last year.

At an economic level, according to the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) The Commerce sector increased by 5.14% in the month of October compared to last year due to the positive evolution of the wholesale, retail and automotive trade.

Likewise, from the Executive the Minister of Labor and Employment Promotion, Betssy Chávez, reported that during the first week of the first month of 2022 the minimum vital remuneration (RMV) would be increased. “We are going to discuss (the RMV) issue the first week of January. And there will be a technical proposal that is still going to be worked on at the MTPE level. What we do indicate is that the increase in minimum remuneration should not be due to a moment of political emotion but to technical criteria, that within the framework of the CNT, ”the president told La República.

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