meet the price of the dollar in Peru today, Thursday, February 17, 2022, in the country’s main banks and in the parallel market. The greenback opened with a price of S / 3.7480, reported the Bloomberg portal. The day of Wednesday, February 16, the North American currency closed with a value of S / 3,750, reported the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP).
The Peruvian sol was the currency that appreciated the most in the region (1.32%). So far in 2022, the US currency has fallen by 6.08%, according to information from Bloomberg. Likewise, the exchange rate in the parallel market was between S/ 3,735 for the purchase and S/ 3,770 for the sale. According to the BCRP, the annual fiscal deficit fell to 2.5% of GDP by January 2022.
The last update of the country risk indicators places Peru as the most solid and stable economy in Latin America and the Caribbean, reported Bloomberg. Our country reached 56.28 points and displaced Chile from this place (52.79 points). The southern country did not worsen, but was overtaken by a more sustained advance of the Peruvian economy to the fourth quarter of 2021, after registering 35.3 points in the previous quarter.
The Social Health Insurance (It’s Health) reported that the payment of the bonus of 210 soles has already begun to workers in the private sector who have bank accounts in the BCP. The compensation is being paid directly to the individual account of each worker. On this occasion, a schedule with dates has not been established, because it is a single group.
Live: Dollar: news February 17
Dollar would break losing streak in the world
The US dollar is set to snap a two-day losing streak on Thursday, while the Japanese yen gained, after a Russian news report on mortar fire in eastern Ukraine rattled market nerves and boosted safe-haven bets. .
While the dollar pulled back from Asian highs after the news broke, investors were wary of Russia attacking Ukraine, polishing the dollar’s safe-haven appeal despite optimism earlier this week that would find a diplomatic solution to avoid the conflict.
With information from Reuters.
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