The exchange rate It closed up against the strengthening of the dollar in the Peruvian market, after an attack by the United States in Iraq caused the death of an Iranian military of high rank, which aggravated geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and generated aversion to risky assets.
In this context, the price of the dollar closed at S / 3,317 in the interbank market, a higher level of 0.51% compared to S / 3,300 at the end of the previous day, according to data from the Central Reserve Bank (BCR).
On a global level, the dollar index initially benefited from the search for security from investors, but those gains vanished after a report that showed a contraction in the US manufacturing sector in December.
The dollar index operated almost unchanged on the day at 96,873.
On the other hand, the exchange rate traded at S / 3,310 the purchase and S / 3,330 the sale in the informal market of Lima.