Exchange rate: Dollar closes lower today, Monday, July 8, at S/3.7880

The exchange rate closed today at S/3.7880, 0.11% less than the previous day, when it was at S/3.7920, according to the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP).

In the parallel market, the greenback is now at S/3,770 for purchase and S/3,800 for sale; while in the banking market, it is at S/3,746 and S/3,832 for purchase and sale, respectively.

During the day, US$223 million were traded on the interbank spot market. There was also a maturity of the Foreign Exchange Swap Sale by the BCRP for S/200 million, of which only S/80 million was renewed at three months, explained Jimena Torres, Foreign Exchange Trader at Renta4 SAB.

On the other hand, the Fed president will speak before Congress on Tuesday and Wednesday, while the annual inflation for June will be published on Thursday. Additionally, the most representative banks will present their results for the second quarter of the year starting this Friday, Torres said.

So far this year, the dollar has accumulated a variation of 2.19% and in interannual terms, of 4.01%, according to the BCRP.

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