Lima, January 3, 2022Updated on 01/03/2022 12:00 am
The price of the US dollar in Peru was operating on the rise in the informal or parallel market today, Monday, January 3, 2022. The exchange rate rose to S / 3,960 for the purchase and S / 4,000 for the sale, according to exchange houses in Lima.
On the other hand, in the interbank market, the greenback traded at S / 3,991 in the interbank market, according to data provided by the Central Reserve Bank (BCR).
The monetary entity detailed that the dollar had an advance of 10.28% at the end of 2021, compared to the result recorded at the end of 2020 (S / 3,619).
“The Peruvian exchange rate continues to present upward pressure in the fourth quarter of 2021, which is associated with both domestic and external factors″ Said the BCR in its latest inflation report.
The institution highlighted that the US currency has been affected in recent months, mainly by political noise, announcements of possible nationalizations, problems with Business mining, greater aversion to risk due to fears of inflationary pressures globally, the variant omicron coronavirus and a new request for presidential vacancy.
So far this year, the monetary entity has offered US $ 17.6 billion in the foreign exchange market through sales in the spot market (US $ 11.6 billion) and net placement of foreign exchange derivatives and CDR BCRP (US $ 6 billion).
The projections for the closing of the exchange rate in 2021 they are between S / 4.00 and S / 4.10, while for next year it would range between S / 4.10 and S / 4.20.