Real to USD: what is the exchange rate on Tuesday, October 3

Latin America’s biggest currency is trading depreciating this morning.

By Bloomberg Línea
October 03, 2023 | 10:57 AM

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The US dollar could be exchanged for R$ 5.09 at 09:14 am (Brasilia time), or 0.504% more than yesterday.

The greenback had closed yesterday at R$ 5.06, depreciating by 0.57%. Its highest value yesterday was R$ 5.08, and its lowest was R$ 5.04.

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The Brazilian real has appreciated 3.88% 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.

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The currency that has appreciated the most against the US dollar this year is the colombian peso, with a variation of 14.64%. 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 14.64%
  • Peruvian peso (PEN) has appreciated by 0.25%
  • Mexican peso (MXN) has appreciated by 9.36%
  • Chilean peso (CLP) has depreciated by 7.45%
  • Argentine peso (ARS) has depreciated by 97.60%

In other news, the Ibovespa fell 1.29% Yesterday, reaching 116,565.17 points.


The best performing Ibovespa stocks were:

  • Fleury SA (FLRY3) rose 3.37%
  • BB Seguridade Participacoes SA (BBSE3) rose 2.34%
  • BRF SA (BRFS3) rose 2.06%

And the worst were:

  • IRB-Brasil Resseguros SA (IRBR3) fell 5.30%
  • Azul SA (AZUL4) fell 6.15%
  • MRV Engenharia e Participacoes SA (MRVE3) fell 6.56%

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

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