The price of the US dollar in Peru opened lower on Friday, thanks to favorable inflation data in the United States that led agents to cut bets on interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve.
The exchange rate operates at S/ 3.87 per dollar, a strong decline of 1.01% compared to the close of the day on Thursday, according to the Bloomberg agency.
So far this year, the greenback accumulates a decline of 0.95% compared to the last price of 2021, at S / 3,991.
On the other hand, in the parallel market or the main exchange houses, the dollar is bought at S/ 3.85 and sold at S/ 3.88, according to data from the portal cualestaeldolar.pe.
Latin American markets traded with strong gains on Thursday, buoyed by favorable inflation data in the United States that prompted agents to cut bets on interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve.
According to the Reuters Agency, the consumer price index rose 0.4% last month, after increasing that same margin in September, the Labor Department reported on Thursday.
The gains in the region were led by the Colombian peso, which appreciated 1.64% to 4,800 units per dollar, in its third day of recovery after a few weeks of strong depreciation; while in the stock market the MSCI COLCAP index fell 0.92% to 1,238.03 points.
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