Peru shares lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.87%

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Peru shares lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.87%

Investing.com – Peru equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Mining , Food & Beverages and Banking & Financials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General fell 0.87% to hit a new 3-month low.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Grana Y Monter (LM: GRA ), which rose 1.95% or 0.040 points to trade at 2.090 at the close. Cem Pacasmayo (LM: CPA ) added 1.27% or 0.100 points to end at 7.950 and Buenaventura (LM: BVN ) was up 0.89% or 0.130 points to 14.790 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Candente Copper (LM: DNT ), which lost 14.29% or 0.0090 points to trade at 0.0540 in late trade. Casa Grande (LM: CSG ) declined 8.24% or 0.390 points to end at 4.340 and Relapasa (LM: REL ) shed 6.82% or 0.015 points to 0.205.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 26 to 6 and 8 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for August delivery was down 0.57% or 0.39 to $68.19 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in September fell 0.88% or 0.66 to hit $74.66 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.27% or 3.40 to trade at $1267.30 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was up 0.19% to 3.2740, while EUR/PEN rose 0.57% to 3.8281.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.25% at 93.95.

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