Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.91%

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Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.91%

Investing.com – Peru equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Electricity , Services and S&P Lima Juniors sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General gained 0.91% to hit a new 1-month high.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Relapasa (LM: REL ), which rose 6.90% or 0.020 points to trade at 0.310 at the close. ENGIE Energia Peru SA (LM: ENGI ) added 5.73% or 0.390 points to end at 7.200 and Edegel (LM: EDE ) was up 5.56% or 0.100 points to 1.900 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Grana Y Monter (LM: GRA ), which lost 2.70% or 0.050 points to trade at 1.800 in late trade. Alicorp (LM: ALI ) declined 0.28% or 0.030 points to end at 10.500 and Compania Minera Milpo SAA Class I (LM: MILi ) 0.00% or 0.000 points to 3.200.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 28 to 4 and 7 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for February delivery was up 0.45% or 0.27 to $59.91 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 0.27% or 0.18 to hit $66.17 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.45% or 5.80 to trade at $1297.20 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was up 0.14% to 3.2450, while EUR/PEN rose 0.48% to 3.8779.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.33% at 92.35.

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