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Thursday 04 of March 2021

Daily Exchange: Dollar Up to 20.80 Pesos


Pesos and dollars,photo: CAPITAL MEDIA/Alejandro Meza
Pesos and dollars,photo: CAPITAL MEDIA/Alejandro Meza
Banxico raised interest rates from 4.75 percent to 5.25 percent

The dollar rose seven centavos on Thursday to close at a selling price of 20.80 pesos at Mexico City currency exchanges. Banks purchased the dollar for 19.62 pesos.

The euro declined four centavos to close at 22.07 pesos, while the pound and yen closed at 25.71 pesos and 0.215 pesos, respectively.

Mexico’s Central Bank (Banxico) raised interest rates from 4.75 percent to 5.25 percent Thursday. This was the fifth interest rate increase since December 2015.

Banxico set the official exchange rate at 20.1898 pesos per dollar.