Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.75%
Investing.com – Peru equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Mining , Banking & Financials and Non-Metal Minerals sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General rose 0.75%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Atacocha (LM: ATB ), which rose 9.31% or 0.034 points to trade at 0.399 at the close. Trevali Mining (LM: TV ) added 3.00% or 0.030 points to end at 1.030 and Southern Copper Corp (LM: SPC ) was up 2.55% or 0.84 points to 33.80 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Casa Grande (LM: CSG ), which lost 2.10% or 0.150 points to trade at 7.000 in late trade. Milpo (LM: MIL ) declined 1.59% or 0.050 points to end at 3.100 and Luz Del Sur (LM: LUZ ) shed 1.44% or 0.170 points to 11.640.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 10 to 10 and 15 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for January delivery was down 1.30% or 0.67 to $51.01 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in February fell 0.44% or 0.24 to hit $54.22 a barrel, while the February Gold contract fell 0.51% or 6.05 to trade at $1171.75 a troy ounce.
USD/PEN was up 0.02% to 3.4186, while EUR/PEN rose 1.11% to 3.6800.
The US Dollar Index was down 0.59% at 100.16.
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