Colombia stocks lower at close of trade; COLCAP down 0.10%

Aug 01, 2018

Colombia stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Services, Investment and Agriculture sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP fell 0.10% to hit a new 1-month low.

The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Promigas (CN:PMG), which rose 3.50% or 250.0 points to trade at 7390.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Banco De Bogota SA (CN:BBO) added 1.02% or 700.0 points to end at 69200.0 and Corporacion Financiera Colombiana SA (CN:CFV) was up 1.01% or 240.0 points to 24000.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Pfgrupoarg (CN:ARG_p), which fell 2.30% or 400.0 points to trade at 17000.0 at the close. Avianca Holdings Pf (CN:AVT_p) declined 1.67% or 40.0 points to end at 2360.0 and Interconnection Electric SA ESP (CN:ISA) was down 1.41% or 200.0 points to 14000.0.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Colombia Stock Exchange by 11 to 9 and 4 ended unchanged.

US Coffee C for September delivery was down 1.77% or 1.95 to $107.97 . Elsewhere in commodities trading, US Cocoa for delivery in September fell 3.94% or 85.00 to hit $2071.00 , while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.43% or 5.30 to trade at $1218.40 a troy ounce.

USD/COP was up 0.03% to 2891.45, while BRL/COP rose 0.04% to 770.79.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.16% at 94.48.