Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.98%

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Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.98% – Peru equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Mining , Non-Metal Minerals and Industrials sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General gained 0.98%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Sociedad Minera el Brocal SAA (LM: BRO ), which rose 6.35% or 0.400 points to trade at 6.700 at the close. Southern Copper Corp (LM: SPC ) added 4.16% or 1.06 points to end at 26.56 and Buenaventura (LM: BVN ) was up 2.56% or 0.340 points to 13.640 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Inversiones Centenario SAA (LM: ICE ), which lost 3.64% or 0.200 points to trade at 5.300 in late trade. Sider (LM: SID ) declined 2.50% or 0.010 points to end at 0.390 and Alicorp (LM: ALI ) shed 0.67% or 0.050 points to 7.430.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 17 to 5 and 13 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for November delivery was up 5.48% or 2.45 to $47.12 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in December unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to hit $49.31 a barrel, while the December Gold contract fell 0.39% or 5.15 to trade at $1325.25 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was unchanged 0.00% to 3.3725, while EUR/PEN unchanged 0.00% to 3.7777.

The US Dollar Index was down 0.04% at 95.31.

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