The price of the dollar today, December 21

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When you start operations the price of the dollar today Monday is up to 20.62 pesos in banks. Meanwhile, the interbank exchange rate amounts to 20.41 pesos per dollar, with a sharp loss of 2.42 percent compared to 19.93 pesos in the reference price on Friday.

Citibanamex sells the dollar at 20.62 pesos, while Banorte does it at 20.20, BBVA Mexico at 20.45, Santander at 19.95 and Azteca Bank in 19.76 units.

He weight He was heavily despised for his renewed fears of coronavirus after a new strain of covid-19 was unveiled in the UK over the weekend, causing restrictions on mobility in Europe.

“The peso is depreciating in line with the period of volatility experienced by various currencies around the world due to the new covid-19 strain,” Monex analysts said in a note to customers.

How is the exchange rate going?

Basic bank explained that the return of nervousness to the markets is due to a new variant of the coronavirus that was detected in the United Kingdom, which forced several countries to Europe close your borders.

The British health secretary warned that new coronavirus strain is “out of control”, so the authorities decided to block the entry and exit of people from London and the south-east of England.

In turn, Monex He said markets are looking for more information on a new strain of covid-19 that has developed in the UK.

Over the weekend, this variant was revealed, which It involved various restrictions on air mobility from European countries to the United Kingdom. Emergency meetings will be held to address the health issue in the region.

Dollar in real time

(…)He euro It is sold at the window with a maximum of 24.65 pesos and is bought with 24.64 pesos. In turn, pound It is offered at 26.85 pesos and is purchased at 26.85 pesos.

The Bank of Mexico (Banxico) recorded an exchange rate of 19.94 pesos in the previous session per dollar.