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The dollar rose 0.21%, but closed the week with a negative balance

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He dollar increased a 0.21% compared to yesterdayand stayed in the 39,261 pesosaccording to the official interbank price of the Central Bank of Uruguay (BCU). In any case, the rebound was not enough to reverse the negative balance of the last weekwhere the exchange rate showed a drop of 0.42%.

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on the blackboard of Republic Bank (BROU), the dollar was offered to 38 pesos for purchase and 40.5 pesos for sale. On the other hand, the preferential value of the Dollar eBROU He was in 38.5 pesos for purchase and 40 pesos for sale.

The last operation of the day in the Electronic Stock Exchange of Uruguay (Bevsa), was agreed in 39.25 pesos, while the average price of operations was 39,261 pesos. Today the number of transactions was a total of 35with a number of operations that totaled a little more than 18 million dollars.

The dollar accumulates an increase of 0.94% so far in March

The fall on Monday and Wednesday left the dollar very close to the floor of 39 pesos; meanwhile, the rise of the three remaining exchange days was not enough to reverse the negative balance left last week, of 0.42%. The previous week, which took the last days of February and the first days of March, had shown a positive result of 1.7%.

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However, the balance of the first 10 days of March is in favor of the US currency, which, so far this monthaccumulated a 0.94% appreciation.


The performance of the dollar in 2023 has been uneven, in January it fell again abruptly by 3.29%, after the annual collapse of 10.35% in 2022. The first half of February showed signs of a possible reversal of the situation , but the collapse of 1.9% in two days towards the end of the month left it with a positive balance of just 0.55%.

Now, with the rise registered in the first days of March, the North American currency returned to the range of 39 pesos and remains relatively stable on that floor. Nevertheless, is only 26 cents away from drilling it again.

With these numbers, so far in 2023 the foreign currency accumulates a negative balance of 2.02%. Meanwhile, with respect to February 10, it showed a monthly variation positive of 0.3%

Compared to the same day but last year –March 10, 2022–, when the exchange rate was 42,604 pesos, the interanual variation was from 7.84% negative.

This last variable fell sharply in recent weeks, mainly because, by then, the dollar had already begun to fall after reaching the historical peaks it had recorded in the early days of last year.

Source: Ambito

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