East Friday, February 19, 2021, the price of the dollar is at $ 20.4225 Mexican pesos, according to real-time information from the Investing.com platform. At the close of yesterday in Banxico, the peso had its third session losing in the exchange rate against the dollar. The FIX dollar ended at 20.4165 pesos, the Interbank Spot dollar in 20.3590 pesos, increasing 19.08 and 13.80 cents respectively. With yesterday’s session Thursday racked up a loss of 40.60 cents.
The Mexican peso began the session this Friday by depreciating 0.21%, equivalent to 4.3 cent. The price of the dollar was around 20.35 pesos per unit. The exchange rate stood at a maximum of 20.4468 pesos and a minimum of 20.2535.
According to economist Gabriela Siller, the results of the Mexican peso in the foreign exchange market show that it has increased the perception of risk in the country. The specialist indicates that with the reform of the Mexican Flag Electric Industry Law, electricity prices are expected to rise; increase the pressure on public finances; Furthermore, it is concerned that the agreements established in the T-MEC cannot be complied with, that direct foreign investment will decrease and that it affects the recovery of fixed investment.
Dollar price in real time:
The Energy Commission in the Chamber of Deputies is discussing this day a proposal for an approving opinion in relation to the reform of the Electricity Industry Law. If the opinion is approved, it will be sent to the plenary session. As it is about the reform of a secondary law, it will only need a simple majority.
Regarding the exchange rate in the different banks in Mexico, the dollar price reaches its highest level for sale at $ 21.05 in Monex, while the lowest for purchase is at $ 19.20 in Banorte, IXE, Banregio and Banbajío, according to Dollar.info. With respect to the euro, it is priced at $ 24.75 pesos, for $ 28.61 pesos of the pound sterling in general average.
Oil price in real time:
The price of a barrel of West Textas Intermediate (WTI) oil currently remains at $ 60.10; while Brent oil stands at $ 63.78 per barrel.
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