Lima, January 14, 2021Updated on 01/14/2021 05:09 pm
The price of dollar in Peru, Thursday’s session ended on the downside, amid expectations of more fiscal stimulus with the arrival of Democrat Joe Biden to the White House in the United States.
At the end of operations, the exchange rate It was quoted at S / 3,611 in the interbank market, a fall of 0.13% compared to the S / 3,616 at the end of Wednesday, according to data from the Central Reserve Bank (BCR).
The elected president, Joe Biden, plans to present a stimulus package proposal that is designed to jumpstart the economy with a lifeline that could exceed $ 1.5 trillion and help minority communities in the United States.
At the local level, the Executive Branch announced the day before some modifications to the capacity in restaurants, gyms and shopping centers, as well as the modification of the curfew schedule to contain the advance of the COVID-19 before the beginning of a “second hello”.
The measures will be carried out in different ways in some regions and will depend on the level of health and economic alert in which it is (moderate, high and very high).
Operators feared that more severe provisions would be issued as in other countries, where cases of contagion continue to rise and hospital services are on the brink of collapse, which could delay economic recovery.
In times of economic or political uncertainty, investors seek refuge in the greenback, so demand for this currency tends to grow.
In the parallel market or exchange houses of Lima, the exchange rate is quoted at S / 3,600 for the purchase and S / 3,625 for the sale.
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