Lima, January 24, 2022Updated on 01/24/2022 12:00 am
The price of the dollar in Peru ended the day on Friday with a slight drop in the interbank market, while the international markets awaited a meeting of the United States Federal Reserve (Fed).
In the parallel market or the main exchange houses, the dollar was bought at S / 3,815 and sold at S / 3,860, according to data from the portal cuantoestaeldolar.pe.
On the other hand, in the interbank market, the exchange rate was quoted at S/3.835 per dollar, a slight decline of 0.05% compared to the close of Thursday, at S/3.837, according to the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCR) .
So far this year, the greenback accumulates a decrease of 3.90% compared to the price at the end of 2021, in S / 3,991.
During the session, currency repos were placed for a term of two weeks for S/200 million at an average rate of 3.62%, as well as interest rate swaps for a term of nine months for S/50 million at a rate of 3 .88%.
Globally, markets are eyeing next week’s Federal Reserve meeting for clues on its path of monetary tightening, which includes an end to bond purchases, rate hikes and balance sheet reduction. .
According to the Reuters agency, many US central bank officials have said that March is a good time to start raising the cost of borrowing.