The exchange rate registered a new increase, then closed at 693.8, its highest since October 31.
Markets have no parties this holiday season, and that is because political complications in the United States fuel yet another tremor in global stock markets, ending a year marked by market volatility.
It is in this context that investors are opting for so-called refuge assets, such as gold, which is quoted at its highest in six months or the dollar, which rises globally.
As a result, the dollar in Chile registered a new increase, then closed at 693.8, its highest since October 31.
This is despite the fact that copper experienced a significant recovery in the futures market, rising almost 2% in price for March.