Peru shares lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.21%

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Peru shares lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.21% – Peru equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Banking & Financials , Food & Beverages and Agriculture sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General lost 0.21%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Unacem (LM: CEL ), which rose 2.21% or 0.060 points to trade at 2.770 at the close. PPX Mining Corp (LM: PPX ) unchanged 1.30% or 0.00 points to end at 0.08 and Buenaventura (LM: BVN ) was up 0.81% or 0.110 points to 13.640 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Candente Copper (LM: DNT ), which lost 15.00% or 0.0090 points to trade at 0.0510 in late trade. Trevali Mining (LM: TV ) declined 5.08% or 0.030 points to end at 0.560 and Atacocha (LM: ATB ) shed 5.06% or 0.021 points to 0.394.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 16 to 7 and 15 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was up 1.45% or 0.97 to $67.78 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 1.25% or 0.90 to hit $72.97 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.06% or 0.70 to trade at $1219.20 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was up 0.37% to 3.2805, while EUR/PEN fell 1.14% to 3.7383.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.76% at 96.19.

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