Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.33%

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Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.33%

Investing.com – Peru equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Services , Electricity and Mining sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General added 0.33% to hit a new 52-week high.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Trevali Mining (LM: TV ), which rose 4.23% or 0.030 points to trade at 0.740 at the close. Buenaventura (LM: BVN ) added 1.76% or 0.270 points to end at 15.570 and Cem Pacasmayo (LM: CPA ) was up 1.65% or 0.100 points to 6.180 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Austral Group SAA (LM: AUG ), which lost 6.92% or 0.090 points to trade at 1.210 in late trade. Sider (LM: SID ) declined 2.44% or 0.010 points to end at 0.400 and Inversiones Centenario SAA (LM: ICE ) shed 1.82% or 0.100 points to 5.400.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 17 to 8 and 9 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was up 2.40% or 0.98 to $41.81 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 0.05% or 0.02 to hit $44.20 a barrel, while the December Gold contract rose 0.22% or 2.95 to trade at $1367.65 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was unchanged 0.00% to 3.3325, while EUR/PEN unchanged 0.00% to 3.7289.

The US Dollar Index was up 0.27% at 95.75.

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