The price of the dollar in Peru closed lower on Friday and scored a new minimum of more than six months, in line with a negative global performance of the greenback.
The exchange rate quoted at S/ 3,872 per dollar, a fall of 0.48% compared to the close of Thursday, at S/ 3,891, according to data from the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCR).
This performance reaches a new minimum of more than six months, since June 30, 2021, when the US currency was traded at S/ 3,867.
So far this year, the greenback accumulates a decrease of 2.98% compared to the closing price of 2021, at S / 3,991.
During the day, the issuing entity placed nine-month interest rate swaps for S/ 25 million at an average rate of 3.86%.
In addition, it placed currency repos for a term of one month for S/ 200 million at an average rate of 3.35%.
Globally, the dollar it fell for the fourth day in a row, hitting a two-month low, as investors took profits from long bets on the greenback.
According to Reuters, at 11:56 GMT, the index dollar it was trading at 94,827 units, on track for a weekly drop of 1%, the biggest since May, and the euro was trading stable at $1.1454.
The US currency was down about 0.2% against its Japanese pair at 113,885 yen, and the British pound was up 0.1% at $1,372.
The yield on 10-year US Treasury bonds rose to around 1.74% but remained below two-year highs on Monday.
On the other hand, in the parallel market or the main exchange houses, the dollar it was bought at S/ 3,855 and sold at S/ 3,895, according to the portal cualestaeldolar.pe