Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.13%

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Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.13%

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

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General gained 0.13%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Intergroup (LM: IFS ), which rose 1.92% or 0.600 points to trade at 31.800 at the close. Empresa de Distribucion Electrica de Lima Norte SAA (LM: ENE ) added 1.56% or 0.090 points to end at 5.850 and Alicorp (LM: ALI ) was up 1.14% or 0.080 points to 7.080 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Relapasa (LM: REL ), which lost 4.39% or 0.010 points to trade at 0.218 in late trade. Sider (LM: SID ) declined 4.24% or 0.014 points to end at 0.316 and Aceros Arequip (LM: AREi ) shed 2.08% or 0.010 points to 0.470.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 13 to 9 and 11 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for January delivery was up 2.26% or 1.15 to $52.05 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 2.43% or 1.31 to hit $55.33 a barrel, while the February Gold contract rose 0.52% or 5.85 to trade at $1135.65 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was down 0.05% to 3.4013, while EUR/PEN rose 0.54% to 3.5553.

The US Dollar Index was down 0.28% at 102.86.

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