Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.10%

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Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.10% – Peru equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Banking & Financials , Services and Electricity sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General added 0.10%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Minera Irl (LM: IRL ), which unchanged 3.75% or 0.00 points to trade at 0.08 at the close. Relapasa (LM: REL ) added 3.64% or 0.010 points to end at 0.285 and Aceros Arequip (LM: AREi ) was up 1.51% or 0.010 points to 0.670 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Grana Y Monter (LM: GRA ), which lost 2.36% or 0.070 points to trade at 2.900 in late trade. Backus Johnsto (LM: BKJi ) declined 1.76% or 0.300 points to end at 16.700 and Empresa Agroindustrial Pomalca (LM: POM ) shed 1.76% or 0.003 points to 0.167.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 17 to 13 and 10 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for November delivery was up 0.20% or 0.10 to $51.02 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in December rose 0.04% or 0.02 to hit $56.68 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.04% or 0.46 to trade at $1294.26 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was down 0.09% to 3.2580, while EUR/PEN unchanged 0.00% to 3.8632.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.32% at 92.79.

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