Peru shares lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 1.02%

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Peru shares lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 1.02% – Peru equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Banking & Financials , S&P Lima Juniors and Mining sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General declined 1.02% to hit a new 1-month low.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Grana Y Monter (LM: GRA ), which rose 5.73% or 0.110 points to trade at 2.030 at the close. Empresa Agroindustrial Pomalca (LM: POM ) added 4.80% or 0.006 points to end at 0.131 and Enel Distribucion Peru SAA (LM: ENE ) was up 3.77% or 0.220 points to 6.050 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Candente Copper (LM: DNT ), which lost 13.33% or 0.0100 points to trade at 0.0650 in late trade. PPX Mining Corp (LM: PPX ) unchanged 5.13% or 0.00 points to end at 0.07 and Panoro (LM: PML ) shed 4.92% or 0.013 points to 0.251.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 21 to 14 and 7 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for July delivery was down 0.50% or 0.36 to $71.84 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in July rose 0.20% or 0.16 to hit $79.73 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 0.08% or 1.00 to trade at $1293.00 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was up 0.15% to 3.2734, while EUR/PEN fell 0.63% to 3.8271.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.43% at 93.91.

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