The exchange rate fell on Wednesday after three consecutive sessions to the top, due to cutting positions in the bank dollar after a statement by the president Federal Reserve (FED), Jerome Powell, on increasing interest rates gradually.
The dollar fell 0.18% to S / 3.376, compared with S / 3.382 at the close on Tuesday, with business totaling US $ 502 million.
During the day, AFP and several companies also sell foreign currency for payment of late-month obligations, the agency said.
At the global level, action Wall street and the Latin American currency rose after Powell said that a rise in interest rates was gradually trying to balance risks for his economy. Meanwhile dollar This fell 0.65% against a number of currencies.
"The The Fed This is taken from the foot of the gas pedal with a rate increase, "said an agent from the local market.
In the informal market Lima, the exchange rate It was traded between S / 3.382 and S / 3.383 compared to S / 3.387 from the previous day.
Reuters News Agency