Colombia stocks higher at close of trade; COLCAP up 0.38%

Aug 03, 2018

Colombia stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Financials, Investment and Agriculture sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP gained 0.38%.

The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Bcolombia (CN:BIC), which rose 3.54% or 1180.0 points to trade at 34500.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Bancolombia Pf (CN:BIC_p1) added 2.47% or 820.0 points to end at 33960.0 and Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA (CN:SIS) was up 0.89% or 320.0 points to 36240.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Etb (CN:ETB), which fell 6.20% or 24.0 points to trade at 363.0 at the close. Cementos Argos Pf (CN:CCB_p) declined 1.51% or 120.0 points to end at 7830.0 and Ecopetrol SA (CN:ECO) was down 1.28% or 40.0 points to 3090.0.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Colombia Stock Exchange by 12 to 10 and 4 ended unchanged.

US Coffee C for September delivery was up 1.17% or 1.25 to $108.33 . Elsewhere in commodities trading, US Cocoa for delivery in September fell 1.78% or 37.00 to hit $2043.00 , while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.50% or 6.10 to trade at $1226.20 a troy ounce.

USD/COP was down 0.17% to 2898.05, while BRL/COP rose 1.01% to 780.58.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.17% at 94.84.