Peru shares lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.85%
Investing.com – Peru equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Non-Metal Minerals , Mining and Industrials sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General lost 0.85%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Backus Johnsto (LM: BKJi ), which rose 1.16% or 0.250 points to trade at 21.750 at the close. Grana Y Monter (LM: GRA ) added 1.16% or 0.020 points to end at 1.740 and Credicorp (LM: BAP ) was up 0.26% or 0.55 points to 214.50 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Unacem (LM: CEL ), which lost 7.17% or 0.180 points to trade at 2.330 in late trade. Buenaventura (LM: BVN ) declined 5.43% or 0.700 points to end at 12.200 and Volcan Minera (LM: VOL_pb ) shed 4.00% or 0.030 points to 0.720.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 17 to 4 and 10 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for November delivery was down 0.33% or 0.23 to $68.54 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 0.09% or 0.07 to hit $77.99 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.42% or 5.00 to trade at $1206.10 a troy ounce.
USD/PEN was up 0.14% to 3.3161, while EUR/PEN rose 0.56% to 3.8789.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.44% at 94.09.
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