Peru shares lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.59%

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Peru shares lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.59% – Peru equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the S&P Lima Juniors , Electricity and Services sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General lost 0.59% to hit a new 3-month low.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Trevali Mining (LM: TV ), which rose 2.50% or 0.020 points to trade at 0.820 at the close. Sider (LM: SID ) added 1.51% or 0.010 points to end at 0.670 and Bco Continenta (LM: CON ) was up 1.10% or 0.046 points to 4.230 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Relapasa (LM: REL ), which lost 5.74% or 0.014 points to trade at 0.230 in late trade. Sociedad Minera el Brocal SAA (LM: BRO ) declined 5.56% or 0.500 points to end at 8.500 and PPX Mining Corp (LM: PPX ) 5.41% or 0.00 points to 0.07.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 18 to 8 and 13 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for August delivery was up 0.72% or 0.47 to $65.37 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in August rose 0.09% or 0.07 to hit $74.24 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.68% or 8.70 to trade at $1269.90 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was down 0.12% to 3.2785, while EUR/PEN rose 0.11% to 3.8026.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.14% at 94.78.

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