Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.55%

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Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.55%
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Investing.com – Peru equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Banking & Financials , Industrials and Food & Beverages sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General added 0.55%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Volcan Minera (LM: VOL_pb ), which rose 2.53% or 0.020 points to trade at 0.810 at the close. Inretail Peru (LM: INR ) added 1.96% or 0.500 points to end at 26.000 and Credicorp (LM: BAP ) was up 1.78% or 4.02 points to 230.15 in late trade.

Biggest losers included PPX Mining Corp (LM: PPX ), which lost 7.59% or 0.01 points to trade at 0.07 in late trade. Sociedad Minera el Brocal SAA (LM: BRO ) declined 6.67% or 0.500 points to end at 7.000 and Empresa Agroindustrial Pomalca (LM: POM ) shed 4.17% or 0.005 points to 0.115.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 0 to 0 on the Lima Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was down 0.45% or 0.31 to $68.65 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in October fell 0.12% or 0.09 to hit $73.36 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.15% or 1.80 to trade at $1221.90 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was down 0.13% to 3.2684, while EUR/PEN fell 0.28% to 3.7899.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.03% at 95.03.

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