The price of the US dollar in Peru opened higher on Thursday after minutes from the Fed’s November meeting showed interest rate hikes could ease soon.
The exchange rate operates at S/ 3,852 per dollar, an advance of 0.01% compared to Wednesday’s close, 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/ 3.84 and sold at S/ 3.87, according to data from the portal cuantoestaeldolar.pe.
Wall Street’s main indexes rose after minutes from the US Federal Reserve’s (Fed) November meeting showed that interest rate hikes could ease soon.
A “substantial majority” of Fed policymakers agreed at the meeting earlier this month that it would “probably soon be appropriate” to slow the pace of interest rate hikes, according to the published minutes. on Wednesday.
Since the last Fed meeting on November 1-2, investors have been more optimistic that price pressure has begun to ease, indicating that smaller rate hikes could also help reduce inflation.