What is the price of the dollar today, September 15?

The market expected to know the data of the American inflation to get an idea on the Fed’s next steps, which will release a new monetary policy announcement next week.

The local currency closed at 19,9089 per dollar, with a loss of 0.22% compared to 19.8650 of the reference price on Monday. The weight momentarily traded in positive territory after the release of the figures.

Meanwhile, the local benchmark S & P / BMV IPC index rose 0.62% to 51,815.17 points with a volume of 166.2 million securities traded.

The US consumer price index rose 0.3% month-on-month in August, below market expectations, the Labor Department said. The July data had shown a variation of 0.5%. A Reuters poll of analysts had expected the figure to rise 0.4% in August.

“Traders believe that with less pressure on prices, the Fed would be in no hurry to announce a tightening of its monetary policy and even a possible announcement about tapering (reduction of its monthly bond purchase program) could be delayed until the November meeting. next, ”said local firm CI Banco in a report.

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