He dollar It closed at 38.13 pesos, a slight increase of 0.01% compared to Monday’s trading day and, in a context of stability, it recorded its second consecutive increase, appreciating above the range of 38 pesos, according to the data of the Central Bank of Uruguay (BCU).
In this way, the US currency remains positive in September, with an appreciation of 1.43% so far this month, although without reversing the trend of 2023, since it accumulates a decrease of 4.84% compared to the close of 2022 and, if compared year-on-year, the drop reaches 7%.
Regarding the reference board of the Republic Bank (BROU), he dollar It was offered at 36.95 pesos for purchase, and 39.35 pesos for sale. For its part, the preferential value of eBROU dollar It was at 37.45 pesos for purchase, and 38.85 pesos for sale.
The last operation of the day in the Uruguayan Electronic Stock Exchange (Bevsa) was agreed at 38,150 pesos, while the maximum price was also 38,150 pesos, and the minimum was 38,100 pesos. On this day, the number of transactions was a total of 39, with a total transaction amount of more than 29.5 million dollars.
Cryptocurrencies 1 to 1 parity with the dollar as Tether (USDT) were quoted at an average of 39.86 pesos for online purchases through a bank or with a card, and from 40.14 pesos to 41.95 pesos in the Binance peer-to-peer (P2P) market.
For its part, the price of dollar prex It was at 37.96 pesos for purchase, and 38.34 pesos for sale.
The exchange rate delay, an issue that worries agriculture
The 4.84% drop in the dollar over the year has generated concern in the productive sector, to such an extent that during the closing of the Expo Prado the president of the Rural Association of Uruguay (ARU), Patricio Cortabarría, estimated the gap at around 15% and raised his claims to the president Luis Lacalle Pou.
For barrier cutter, the delay is caused by the fiscal deficit and considered that there was “a relaxation of fiscal policy” on the part of the government and noted: “We continue to spend more than what is collected.” For all this, he predicted that “this gap will continue to widen.”
The price of the dollar over the last five days
- September 12 — 38,251
- September 13 — 38,281
- September 14 — 38,149
- September 15 — 38,054
- September 18 — 38,127