The Dollar price The exchange market closed on Friday at a new historic level despite the intervention of Central Reserve Bank (BCR) Amidst the uncertainty among investors due to the uncertainty caused by political noise, the US currency strengthened globally.
At the end of Friday’s activities, The Transfer rate It was in the S / 4.0960 interbank market, its highest level since recording the S / 4.0850 level since last Wednesday. BCR data show that the US currency is up 0.52% compared to Thursday’s close.
The dollar started the day with an upward trajectory and touched S / 4.0964. To stop the rise of the greenback, the BCR went on to sell US $ 212 million at the end of the session, at an average exchange rate of S / 4.0935 per dollar.
So far in 2021, the Monetary Authority has made $ 5.825 million in cash (spot market) sales.
Renewed political uncertainty puts pressure on the exchange rate. Operators pointed out that the appointment of Pedro Frank to direct the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) could not change the upward trend of the dollar, as investors see the limited scope of action limited to the cabinet headed by economist Guido. Bellido.
They pointed out that investors are concerned about conflicts between executives and Congress that end in vacancies or liquidation processes. Earlier in the day, Congressman Guido Belido and Interior Minister Juan Carasco were asked to appear before a full session of parliament. In addition, the official legislator Guillermo Permejo promised that Congress would be dissolved if the opposition was not satisfied with the cabinet made by President Pedro Castillo.
Internationally, the dollar index traded at a one-week high of 92.43 units against a basket of currencies, gaining 0.4% so far this week after falling 0.9% last week, the highest since May.
As a result of the day, the dollar has gained 13.18% so far this year over the sun, after completing 2020 at S / 3,619.
On the other hand, on exchange streets and the streets of the capital (equivalent market), the exchange rate S / 4,085 was mentioned on Friday afternoon buying and S / 4,115 selling.
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