Peru shares lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.22%

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Peru shares lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.22%

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

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General declined 0.22%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Backus Johnsto (LM: BKJi ), which rose 1.25% or 0.250 points to trade at 20.250 at the close. Grana Y Monter (LM: GRA ) added 1.25% or 0.020 points to end at 1.620 and Alicorp (LM: ALI ) was up 0.70% or 0.080 points to 11.500 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Compania Minera Milpo SAA Class I (LM: MILi ), which lost 6.06% or 0.200 points to trade at 3.100 in late trade. Atacocha (LM: ATB ) declined 3.28% or 0.020 points to end at 0.590 and Bco Continenta (LM: CON ) shed 3.22% or 0.140 points to 4.210.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 17 to 10 and 9 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for April delivery was up 0.38% or 0.23 to $61.19 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in May unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to hit $65.06 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.71% or 9.40 to trade at $1316.20 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was up 0.28% to 3.2615, while EUR/PEN fell 0.36% to 4.0185.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.43% at 90.14.

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