The dollar closed at $ 3,830.92 on average, which represented a fall of $ 4.35 compared to the Representative Market Rate (TRM), which for today stood at $ 3,835.27.
The opening price registered by the platform was $ 3,817. The maximum reached $ 3,836.85 and the minimum reached $ 3,815. During the day, US $ 1,053 million were negotiated through 1,619 transactions.
In the North American market, US futures rose and the dollar weakened after data showed consumer prices rose less than forecast in August, suggesting that some of the upward pressure on inflation is beginning to lift. diminish.
S&P 500 futures rose on the Labor Department report that consumer prices rose 0.3% from July. Economists called for a 0.4% profit.
“The knee-jerk reaction is positive and will fuel a chorus of talk about ‘inflation has peaked,'” Adam Crisafulli, founder of Vital Knowledge, wrote in a note, cited by Bloomberg. “We think it has indeed peaked, but that’s not a reason to buy stocks (at least not right now) – inflation is still high in absolute terms, the Fed will continue to decline, and the market has a host of others. macroeconomic headwinds resolve. “
Crude was hitting a high week on Tuesday, at a time when another hurricane threatens to bring heavy rains to Texas and parts of Louisiana that continue to rebound from Ida, and as the International Energy Agency (IEA) forecast a large rebound in demand for the rest of the year.
US WTI crude rose to US $ 70.44 a barrel, while Brent oil reached US $ 73.62.
Offshore oil rig evacuations began Monday in the Gulf of Mexico, in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Nicholas.
“Major production cuts in the Gulf of Mexico continue to be one of the factors driving prices,” Commerzbank said.
Some 794,000 barrels per day (bpd), or more than 40% of the Gulf of Mexico’s oil and gas production, remained suspended on Monday, two weeks after Ida hit the Louisiana coast, according to the Office of Safety and Compliance. Environment.
After three months of decline in global oil demand, vaccination against COVID-19 is poised to rekindle appetite for crude, which was suppressed by pandemic restrictions especially in Asia, the IEA said on Tuesday.
These forecasts are well below those of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), which expect demand growth of about 5.96 million bpd this year and 4.15 million bpd next.