The dollar in Mexico fell at bank windows and at exchange houses in the country.
Mexico City – The dollar in Mexico today, February 9, fell in the morning session. The Mexican peso was trading at $18.8750 per dollar, a level that represented an appreciation of 0.34% (Mexico City 5:05 am). Later, the Mexican currency extended the early morning gains and appreciated 0.33% to trade at $18.8786 per dollar (Mexico City 8:36 am).
“ The Mexican currency was favored by the inflation report, which confirms the expectation that Banxico will raise its target interest rate by 25 base points. With this, the attractiveness of the carry trade of the currency will continue to increase”, the deputy director of Analysis at Monex, Janneth Quiroz, mentioned in a note.
The Mexican peso was the 11th best performing currency against the dollar in a basket of emerging currencies. During the session, the local currency registered a maximum of $18.9553 per unit to later drop to a minimum of $18.8421 per greenback.
The dollar index, which compares the US currency against a basket of six leading currencies, fell 0.48% to 102,790 points (Mexico City 5:08 am). The weight accumulates two days of losses accumulating a contraction of 0.68%.
In Mexico it was announced that inflation in January rebounded to 7.91%, the figure was above the 7.82% reported in December and above that expected by the consensus of Bloomberg analysts of 7.89%.
“Bollinger bands are flat, which suggests that the price could remain sideways in the short term,” said the strategist.
Yesterday, various Fed officials issued their comments regarding the possible levels that are expected for the interest rate. The president of the New York Federal Reserve, John Williams, said that projections point to a terminal rate of 5.1%, this level would imply two more increases of 25 basis points each.
The governor of the Fed, Lisa Cook, mentioned that the increases have not finished yet and that the interest rate will have to be kept at restrictive levels; For his part, the president of the Atlanta Fed, Raphael Bostic, said that after the employment data was released, the possibility of increasing the referential above what was projected increases.
The president of the Minneapolis Fed, Neel Kashari, explained that the rate should rise more to combat the inflationary pressures generated by wages and the governor, Christopher Waller, mentioned that the fight against inflation will be prolonged and that the benchmark should increase more than expected for a longer period of time.
On February 8, the Mexican peso closed with a depreciation of 0.17% to trade at $18.9392 per unit.
Price of the dollar in Mexico today in banks
The dollar in Mexico fell at bank windows and at exchange houses in the country. On February 9, the exchange rate sells on average at $18.9014 per dollar at bank windows. The purchase price shows a price of $18.5343 and the sale price of $19.2686 per unit.
But, what is the price of the dollar in Mexico at Banco Azteca ?
The price of the dollar in Mexico today, February 9, starts like this:
- Aztec Bank $18.99
- Citibanamex $19.45
- Banorte $19.20
- BBVA $19.20
- Scotiabank $19.90
- CIBanco $19.01
Dollar in Mexico at Benito Juárez airport
The dollar in Mexico today, February 9, is at the Benito Juárez airport at $19.10 average selling price and $17.60 buying.
Price of the euro in Mexico
The price of the euro today, February 9, in Mexico is MXN$20.3406 per unit, according to timely data from Banco de México.
What is the price of the euro in banks?
This is how euros are sold at bank windows:
- Aztec Bank $20.69
- Citibanamex $20,3453
- Banorte $20.65
- BBVA $20.88
In the spot version, the euro rose 0.54% against the dollar to trade at US$1.0768 per unit; while the pound sterling increased 0.49% to settle at US$1.2130 per pound (Mexico City 5:24 am).
Oil price in Mexico
The Mexican export mix is sold at US$68.60 per barrel, equivalent to an increase of 1.98% compared to the day of February 7, according to Pemex data. Regular gasoline in Mexico sells for an average of $21.89 per liter nationwide; while the premium amounts to MXN$23.96 per liter.
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