The dollar continues to rise against the Peruvian Sol, which has declined in value vs. the greenback over 9% this year.
Via El Comercio Peru (Google Translate with editors corrections for clarity – original below.)
Dollar doesn’t slow its advance : closes the day at S / 3.256
The exchange rate rose again in the week. The Central Bank intervened the market and sold $101 million in the day.
The exchange rate continued its upward trend today, standing at S / .3.256 soles, in a context in which the Central Reserve Bank (BCR) continued its direct intervention in the foreign exchange market and sold US $101 million.
The sale price of the dollar in the parallel market or exchange amounted to S / 3.26 in the afternoon, while the windows of major banks stood at S / 3.32 on average.
So far in 2015 the dollar has appreciated by 9.26%, given that the dollar closed today at S / 3.256, after finishing last year at S / 2.980.
According to the Central Bank, the dollar showed a minimum level of S / S and maximum 3.250 / 3.255 on the day today, along with an average price of S / 3.2538.