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Peru puts partisans on central bank’s board of directors
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 28, 2016 1 comment

Peru puts partisans on central bank’s board of directors

Peru’s opposition-controlled Congress is widely criticized for electing two of Keiko Fujimori’s former running mates as directors of the central bank. The Popular Force party which controls 71 seats in  Full Article »

Collectors coin honors indigenous culture from Peru’s Amazon
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 14, 2016 1 comment

Collectors coin honors indigenous culture from Peru’s Amazon

Peru’s central bank has issued a new sol coin which features pottery and architecture from the Shipibo-Conibo culture found in the eastern jungle state of Ucayali. The bank will issue  Full Article »

Collectors coin commemorates Inca site in northern Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 6, 2016 Leave a comment

Collectors coin commemorates Inca site in northern Peru

Peru’s central bank issued today a new sol coin which features the Cabeza de Vaca archaeological site in the northern state of Tumbes. The bank will issue 12 million of  Full Article »

Peru’s sol gains against dollar on China, Europe news
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 16, 2016 1 comment

Peru’s sol gains against dollar on China, Europe news

Peru’s sol has gained over 5% against the dollar this month to reverse all its losses in 2016. The sol traded at a 3.520 per dollar on March 2 when  Full Article »

Would Veronika Mendoza move Peru closer to Venezuela?
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 7, 2016 Leave a comment

Would Veronika Mendoza move Peru closer to Venezuela?

A look at Veronika Mendoza’s policies for 2016 elections after the leftist presidential candidate’s controversial remarks about Venezuela. As her candidacy was set for a jump into fourth place in  Full Article »

Peru raises key interest rate as sol breaks 3.50
Posted by Colin Post on Feb 12, 2016 2 comments

Peru raises key interest rate as sol breaks 3.50

Peru’s central bank raised its key lending rate to 4.25% on Thursday as its weakening currency continues to spur rising prices in food and utilities. The central bank raised the  Full Article »

Peru hikes key rate, forecasts stronger growth in 2016
Posted by Colin Post on Jan 16, 2016 1 comment

Peru hikes key rate, forecasts stronger growth in 2016

Peru’s central bank raised its key interest rate for the second time in two months to curb inflation after December data showed the fastest rise in prices in four years.  Full Article »

Peru collectors coin features pre-Hispanic ceramic pottery
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 22, 2015 1 comment

Peru collectors coin features pre-Hispanic ceramic pottery

Peru’s central bank issued today a new sol coin which features the ceramic figures made by the Vicus culture. The bank will issue 12 million of the coins featuring two  Full Article »

Peru hikes interest rate as prices continue rising
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 11, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru hikes interest rate as prices continue rising

Peru’s central bank has raised its key benchmark interest rate from 3.5% to 3.75% in an effort to slow rising inflation and a weakening currency. In a statement, Peru’s central  Full Article »

Peru issues coin commemorating indigenous writer
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 26, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru issues coin commemorating indigenous writer

Peru’s central bank has issued a new collectors’ coin featuring the Quechua chronicler, Guaman Poma de Ayala. The new sol coin commemorating the Inca descendent from Ayacucho coincides with the  Full Article »