Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.27%

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Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.27% – Peru equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Non-Metal Minerals , Industrials and Banking & Financials sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General gained 0.27%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Relapasa (LM: REL ), which rose 6.67% or 0.014 points to trade at 0.224 at the close. Atacocha (LM: ATB ) added 6.60% or 0.026 points to end at 0.420 and Volcan Minera (LM: VOL_pb ) was up 5.13% or 0.040 points to 0.820 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Candente Copper (LM: DNT ), which lost 5.45% or 0.0030 points to trade at 0.0520 in late trade. Cerro Verde (LM: CVE ) declined 2.92% or 0.700 points to end at 23.300 and Aceros Arequip (LM: AREi ) shed 1.28% or 0.010 points to 0.770.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 15 to 13 and 11 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for August delivery was up 1.33% or 0.97 to $73.91 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in September fell 0.34% or 0.26 to hit $77.13 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.23% or 2.90 to trade at $1255.90 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was down 0.15% to 3.2830, while EUR/PEN rose 0.26% to 3.8569.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.39% at 93.76.

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