Mexico City. Today, Thursday, November 19, the dollar stands at $ 20.23 Mexican pesos trending down, according to investing.com. At the close of yesterday, Wednesday, the dollar in the interbank spot market ended at $ 20.26 pesos per unit and the FIX dollar closed at $ 20.23, with a marginal gain of 3 cents compared to Tuesday’s close.
According to Gabriela Siller, director of Economic and Financial Analysis at Banco Base, the Mexican currency started this session without much change. At this time, a large majority of currencies are losing ground against the currency of the United States, as the perception of risk associated with the increase in coronavirus cases in the world increases.
During the previous day, the peso and other currencies managed to appreciate due to positive news about the latest result of the vaccine against Covid-19 that Pfizer and BioNTech develop. The drug would have shown an efficacy of 95%, which is why it is considered the one with the greatest impact in fighting the virus. The announcement had a positive impact on the markets, but at the start of this session, it was insufficient.
Pfizer added that it will request emergency authorization to begin production of the vaccine immediately.
Exchange rate: Dollar price in real time:
Regarding the exchange rate in the different banks of Mexico, the price of the dollar reaches its highest level for sale at $ 21.50 in Banbajío, while the lowest for purchase is at $ 19.15 in Banorte and IXE, according to Dollar.info. Regarding the euro, it is priced at $ 23.95 pesos, for $ 26.76 pesos of the pound sterling overall average.
Oil prices in real time:
According to Investing.com, WTI oil is at $ 41.76 a barrel. Brent oil is at 44.19 dollars a barrel, both with a downward trend in their orders for January 2021.
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