Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 1.00%

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Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 1.00% – Peru equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Mining , Industrials and Services sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General added 1.00%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Cerro Verde (LM: CVE ), which rose 5.20% or 1.390 points to trade at 28.100 at the close. Empresa Agroindustrial Pomalca (LM: POM ) added 4.17% or 0.006 points to end at 0.150 and Relapasa (LM: REL ) was up 3.38% or 0.009 points to 0.275 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Casa Grande (LM: CSG ), which lost 0.90% or 0.050 points to trade at 5.500 in late trade. Unacem (LM: CEL ) declined 0.69% or 0.020 points to end at 2.900 and Inretail Peru (LM: INR ) shed 0.47% or 0.090 points to 19.050.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 23 to 7 and 11 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for February delivery was up 0.87% or 0.50 to $58.06 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 1.16% or 0.74 to hit $64.54 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.36% or 4.60 to trade at $1268.80 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was down 0.49% to 3.2660, while EUR/PEN rose 0.45% to 3.8876.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.12% at 92.94.

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