The price of the dollar in Peru today, Monday, March 21, starts at S / 3.7815, according to the portal Bloomberg. The green ticket can be found with S/ 3,750 for the purchase and S/ 3,790 for the sale at the parallel market. The previous day, on Friday, March 18, the US currency closed the week higher with an exchange rate of S / 3.7809, reported the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP).
In this way, the foreign currency rose 0.82% in relation to the close of Thursday, March 17, when it was located at S/ 3.7500. The dollar It started with levels of S/ 3.7700 and S/ 3.7800 due to the situation due to the release of Alberto Fujimori after the ruling of the Constitutional Court, said Alexander Javier, currency trader at Renta4 SAB.
This Sunday, March 20, Hugo Chávez Arévalo resigned from the position of CEO of Petroperu, just as he will no longer be a member of the board of directors of the state company. This news came in the midst of an institutional crisis, after the S&P rating agency downgraded its rating to “garbage” due to its lack of financial transparency and the weakening of state governance.
S&P announced on Friday, March 18, that Peru’s long-term foreign currency debt rating was downgraded from BBB+ to BBB. This second is the lowest category in investment grade. S&P alleges that the decision was made as a result of the constant political paralysis in Peru. It is worth noting that the S&P revised Peru’s outlook from negative to stable.
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