Peru shares lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 1.46%

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Peru shares lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 1.46% – Peru equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Banking & Financials , Electricity and Services sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General declined 1.46%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Backus Johnsto (LM: BKJi ), which rose 0.07% or 0.010 points to trade at 14.010 at the close. Inretail Peru (LM: INR ) added 0.06% or 0.010 points to end at 17.000 and Alicorp (LM: ALI ) was unchanged 0.00% or 0.000 points to 6.400 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Minsur (LM: MINi ), which lost 5.43% or 0.070 points to trade at 1.220 in late trade. Trevali Mining (LM: TV ) declined 4.26% or 0.020 points to end at 0.450 and Credicorp (LM: BAP ) shed 3.35% or 4.840 points to 139.510.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 28 to 3 and 6 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for June delivery was down 1.99% or 0.89 to $43.89 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in July fell 0.22% or 0.10 to hit $45.21 a barrel, while the June Gold contract fell 0.59% or 7.65 to trade at $1288.15 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was up 0.71% to 3.3272, while EUR/PEN unchanged 0.00% to 3.8258.

The US Dollar Index was up 0.53% at 93.02.

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