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The dollar fell 0.18% and remains in the $39 range

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He dollar fell a 0.18% compared to yesterday, and remained in the 39,496 pesosaccording to the official interbank price of the Central Bank of Uruguay (BCU). This Thursday the US currency reached its maximum in the last two months and, despite today’s drop, it remains in the range of 39 pesos and accumulates a rise of 1.55% so far in March.

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on the blackboard of Republic Bank (BROU), the dollar was offered to 38.2 pesos for purchase and 40.7 pesos for sale. On the other hand, the preferential value of the Dollar eBROU He was in 38.7 pesos for purchase and 40.2 pesos for sale.

The last operation of the day in the Electronic Stock Exchange of Uruguay (Bevsa), was agreed in 39.45 pesos, while the average price of operations was 39,496 pesos. Today the number of transactions was a total of 38with a number of operations that totaled more than 38 million dollars.

The dollar accumulates an increase of 1.55% so far in March

Beyond the negative balance of the first week (-0.42%), the dollar has rebounded strongly in recent days and the balance for March shows that, so far this monthaccumulated an appreciation of the 1.55%

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After having sunk 10.35% in 2022, the exchange rate fell abruptly in January by 3.29%. 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, March, is presented as an opportunity to bring the price back to the values ​​of the beginning of this year.

With the strong rebound this Thursday, the dollar touched its maximum value in the last two months. The last time she was worth more was January 16, 2023, when she touched 39.86 pesos. Of the 52 closings of exchange sessions that have taken place so far this year, yesterday’s was the tenth highest price of the dollar.

This way, so far in 2023 the foreign currency accumulates a fall of 1.43%. To return to the values ​​of January 1 (40,071 pesos), the currency should earn about 51 cents at the end of the month.

Regarding February 17, the exchange rate showed a monthly variation positive of 0.27% While, compared to the same day but last year -March 17, 2022-, when the exchange rate was 42,507 pesos, the interanual variation was from 7.08% negative.

Yesterday’s rally caused this variable to fall below 7 percentage points for the first time in a number of months. However, at today’s close it was again above that percentage. This variable has fallen sharply in recent weeks, mainly because a year ago the dollar had already begun to fall after reaching the all-time highs it had registered in the early days of last year.

Source: Ambito

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