Lima, September 20, 2021Updated on 09/20/2021 12:00 am
The price of the US dollar in Peru was operating on the rise in the informal market (parallel) today, Monday, September 20, 2021. The exchange rate rose S / 4,100 for the purchase and S / 4,125 for the sale, according to exchange houses in Lima.
On the other hand, in the interbank market, the greenback traded at S / 4,106 in the interbank market, according to data provided by the Central Reserve Bank (BCR).
The monetary entity detailed that the US currency has an advance of 13.46% so far in 2021, compared to the result recorded at the end of last year (S / 3,619).
The foreign currency registered an appreciation of 9.20% at the end of 2020 due to the impact of the pandemic of the coronavirus and the political-social crisis.
“The volatility of the exchange rate has been one of the highest levels since April 2021 since the international financial crisis of 2008, which was mainly motivated by electoral uncertainty”, Said the BCR in its latest inflation report.
The institution highlighted that, despite the context of uncertainty, the sol remains one of the most stable currencies in the region against the dollar in annual terms in 2021.
The monetary entity has intervened through exchange swaps and accumulates a balance of S / 29,798 million of this instrument as of June 17.
The projections for the closing of the exchange rate in 2021 they are between S / 3.50 and S / 3.70, while for next year it would range between S / 3.50 and S / 3.72.