Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 1.39%

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Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 1.39% – Peru equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Mining , Food & Beverages and Non-Metal Minerals sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General rose 1.39%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Buenaventura (LM: BVN ), which rose 6.74% or 0.840 points to trade at 13.300 at the close. Grana Y Monter (LM: GRA ) added 3.75% or 0.090 points to end at 2.490 and Casa Grande (LM: CSG ) was up 3.75% or 0.150 points to 4.150 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Bco Continenta (LM: CON ), which lost 2.12% or 0.090 points to trade at 4.150 in late trade. Inversiones Centenario SAA (LM: ICE ) declined 1.15% or 0.040 points to end at 3.430 and Milpo (LM: MIL ) 0.00% or 0.000 points to 4.000.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 20 to 2 and 9 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was down 0.58% or 0.39 to $66.68 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in September fell 0.06% or 0.04 to hit $71.66 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.99% or 12.30 to trade at $1227.40 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was up 0.12% to 3.2725, while EUR/PEN fell 0.46% to 3.8095.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.49% at 94.73.

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