Colombia stocks lower at close of trade; COLCAP down 0.47%

Aug 10, 2018

Colombia stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Financials, Services and Public Services sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP lost 0.47% to hit a new 1-month low.

The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Ecopetrol SA (CN:ECO), which rose 1.49% or 45.0 points to trade at 3075.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Banco Davivienda Pf (CN:DVI_p) added 1.23% or 420.0 points to end at 34600.0 and Cementos Argos Pf (CN:CCB_p) was up 0.63% or 50.0 points to 8000.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Promigas (CN:PMG), which fell 4.64% or 360.0 points to trade at 7400.0 at the close. Avianca Holdings Pf (CN:AVT_p) declined 3.10% or 70.0 points to end at 2185.0 and Bcolombia (CN:BIC) was down 1.53% or 520.0 points to 33480.0.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Colombia Stock Exchange by 18 to 5 and 7 ended unchanged.

US Coffee C for September delivery was down 0.49% or 0.53 to $107.00 . Elsewhere in commodities trading, US Cocoa for delivery in December fell 0.47% or 10.00 to hit $2119.00 , while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.07% or 0.80 to trade at $1219.10 a troy ounce.

USD/COP was up 1.08% to 2944.50, while BRL/COP fell 0.85% to 761.27.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.75% at 96.18.