In this Wednesday, February 17, 2021, the price of the dollar is at $ 20.4423 Mexican pesos, and continues to rise, according to real-time information from the Investing.com platform. According to the data published yesterday by Banxico, the Mexican peso closed the price losing ground, spinning two days backwards. The FIX dollar ended at 20.2257, which was up 02.34 cents. In the case of the Interbank Spot dollar, it ended 20.2210, increasing 05.10 cents since its close on Monday. In total, the Mexican currency has lost 26.80 cents in the last two sessions.
According to economist Gabriela Siller, the peso opened this session with a depreciation of 0.23%; during the first hours trading a maximum of 20.2569 and a minimum of 20.1456 pesos per dollar unit. It is the most depreciated currency in the session, so far.
The specialist explains that there are still increases in energy prices. For example, WTI oil, which rose 0.67% to reach 61.55 dollars per barrel, which represents a maximum that had not been reached since January 8, 2020, of 62.26 dollars per barrel.
Dollar price in real time:
In turn, gasoline rose 0.59% and natural gas 1.12%. This is a consequence of the energy crisis occurring in Texas.
Regarding the exchange rate in the different banks in Mexico, the price of the dollar reaches its highest level for sale at $ 21.20 in Banregio, while the lowest for purchase is at $ 19.09 at Banco Base, according to Dollar. info. With respect to the euro, it is priced at $ 24.68 pesos, for $ 28.49 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 $ 60.69; while Brent oil is located at 63.95 dollars per barrel.
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