Colombia shares higher at close of trade; COLCAP up 0.42%

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Colombia shares higher at close of trade; COLCAP up 0.42%

Investing.com – Colombia equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Industrials , Investment and Financials sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP added 0.42%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the COLCAP were Ecopetrol SA (CN: ECO ), which rose 2.95% or 85.0 points to trade at 2970.0 at the close. Grupoaval (CN: GAA ) added 2.09% or 25.0 points to end at 1220.0 and Grupo Argos SA (CN: ARG ) was up 1.65% or 320.0 points to 19700.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Banco Davivienda Pf (CN: DVI_p ), which lost 0.44% or 160.0 points to trade at 35840.0 in late trade. Grupo Nutresa SA (CN: NCH ) declined 1.03% or 280.0 points to end at 26800.0 and Conconcret (CN: CIC ) shed 1.84% or 15.0 points to 800.0.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 13 to 12 and 5 ended unchanged on the Colombia Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, US coffee C for September delivery was down 0.25% or 0.29 to $117.38 . Meanwhile, US cocoa for delivery in September fell 4.05% or 100.00 to hit $2369.50 , while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.44% or 5.60 to trade at $1254.30 a troy ounce.

USD/COP was up 0.39% to 2942.00, while BRL/COP fell 1.62% to 759.64.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.68% at 95.00.

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