The dollar fell for the second consecutive day

The dollar fell for the second consecutive day
September 15, 2023 – 17:55

With a decrease of 0.25%, the US currency closed the week approaching the $37 range again.

He dollar fell 0.25% compared to the previous day and closed at 38,054 pesos, ending the week with two consecutive declines and approaching the range of 37 pesos again, according to data from the Central Bank of Uruguay (BCU).

Despite this decrease, the banknote continues to appreciate so far this month, with a rise of 1.23% so far in September, although the exchange delay in the accumulated of the year, since the US currency is down 5.03%. If compared year-on-year, the depreciation is 7.14% compared to September 15, 2022.

Regarding the reference board of the Republic Bank (BROU), the dollar It was offered at 36.75 pesos for purchase, and 39.25 pesos for sale. For its part, the preferential value of eBROU dollar It was at 37.25 pesos for purchase, and 38.75 pesos for sale.

The last operation of the day in the Uruguayan Electronic Stock Exchange (Bevsa) was agreed at 38,020 pesos, while the maximum price was 38,100 pesos, and the minimum was 38,020 pesos. On this day, the number of transactions was a total of 33, with a total transaction amount of more than 16.4 million dollars.

Cryptocurrencies 1 to 1 parity with the dollar as Tether (USDT) were quoted at an average of 40.07 pesos for online purchases through a bank or card, and from 40.07 pesos to 42.33 pesos in the Binance peer-to-peer (P2P) market.


The behavior of the dollar globally

The dollar is in a stage of strengthening internationally, so, despite the two consecutive downward wheels, behavior along those lines can be expected in the country. In fact, the Bloomberg Dollar Index (DXY), which compares the currency against a basket of currencies from advanced countries, has been accumulating several weeks of increases.

However the exchange delay What is happening in the country worries some sectors, mainly agro-exporters. Even the president Luis Lacalle Pou acknowledged the delay and admitted that the government is “doing everything possible” to correct that situation.

The price of the dollar over the last five days

  • September 8 — 38,117
  • September 11 — 38,069
  • September 12 — 38,251
  • September 13 — 38,281
  • September 14 — 38,149

Source: Ambito

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