Peru shares lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.75%

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Peru shares lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.75%

Investing.com – Peru equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the S&P Lima Juniors , Food & Beverages and Electricity sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General declined 0.75%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Aceros Arequip (LM: AREi ), which rose 1.19% or 0.010 points to trade at 0.850 at the close. Edegel (LM: EDE ) added 1.09% or 0.020 points to end at 1.860 and Cem Pacasmayo (LM: CPA ) was up 0.24% or 0.020 points to 8.180 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Sociedad Minera el Brocal SAA (LM: BRO ), which lost 5.66% or 0.600 points to trade at 10.000 in late trade. Sider (LM: SID ) declined 4.17% or 0.030 points to end at 0.690 and Empresa Agroindustrial Pomalca (LM: POM ) shed 3.85% or 0.005 points to 0.125.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 26 to 4 and 13 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for June delivery was up 0.65% or 0.46 to $71.16 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in July fell 0.06% or 0.05 to hit $78.42 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract fell 0.57% or 7.50 to trade at $1313.20 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was down 0.18% to 3.2570, while EUR/PEN rose 0.03% to 3.9027.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.12% at 92.55.

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