Lima, December 30, 2021Updated 12/30/2021 12:47 pm
The dollar in Chile was trading lower in Thursday’s session, in line with the region’s currencies, and amid low volumes traded before the end of the year.
The exchange rate depreciated 0.49%, to 844.40 Chilean pesos for dollar, but it was heading to close the year with an increase of around 16%.
The coin was hit after the leftist’s victory Gabriel Boric in the presidential ballot this month, although he has already recovered from almost all the losses suffered after the election.
Meanwhile, the leading index of the Santiago Stock Exchange, the IPSA, gained a marginal 0.04%, to 4,251.99 units.
According to analysts, the Chilean peso would close the year as the third most depreciated, behind the Turkish lira and the Argentine peso.
Regionally, most Latin American currencies and stock exchanges posted gains on Thursday, amid low trading volumes and some adjustments in the last session of the year for various markets.