Real to USD: What Is the Exchange Rate on Thursday, October 5

Latin America’s biggest currency is trading depreciating this morning

By Bloomberg Línea
October 05, 2023 | 07:43 AM

How much is $1 US in Brazil?

The US dollar could be exchanged for R$ 5.17 at 09:14 am (Brasilia time), or 0.295% more than yesterday.

The greenback had closed yesterday at R$ 5.16, appreciating by 0.19%. Its highest value yesterday was R$ 5.18, and its lowest was R$ 5.12.

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The Brazilian real has appreciated 2.29% against the dollar in the year to date. The highest value was recorded on January 3 when the dollar reached R$ 5.46. The lowest was R$ 4.73 on July 31. The average exchange rate during this period was R$ 5.01.

The Brazilian currency ranks 3 in a basket of 23 emerging market currencies, boasting one the strongest performances this year.


The currency that has appreciated the most against the US dollar this year is the colombian peso, with a variation of 11.99%. On the other hand, the worst has been the argentine peso, which has lost -97.60% of its value.

Latin American currencies have performed as follows in 2023:

  • Colombian peso (COP) has appreciated by 11.99%
  • Peruvian peso (PEN) has depreciated by 0.18%
  • Mexican peso (MXN) has appreciated by 7.45%
  • Chilean peso (CLP) has depreciated by 7.84%
  • Argentine peso (ARS) has depreciated by 97.60%

In other news, the Ibovespa rose 0.17% Yesterday, reaching 113,419.04 points.


The best performing Ibovespa stocks were:

  • YDUQS Participacoes SA (YDUQ3) rose 7.61%
  • CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens SA (CVCB3) rose 7.53%
  • Locaweb Servicos de Internet SA (LWSA3) rose 7.19%

And the worst were:

  • Marfrig Global Foods SA (MRFG3) fell 2.68%
  • Petroreconcavo S/A (RECV3) fell 2.77%
  • PRIO SA/Brazil (PRIO3) fell 2.81%

- Content created with the help of automated data from Bloomberg.

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