Colombia stocks lower at close of trade; COLCAP down 1.39%

Jul 31, 2018

Colombia stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Financials, Investment and Industrials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP declined 1.39% to hit a new 1-month low.

The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Etb (CN:ETB), which rose 6.03% or 22.0 points to trade at 387.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Cemex Latam Holdings SA (CN:CLH) added 0.83% or 60.0 points to end at 7300.0 and Empresa de Energia de Bogota SA ESP (CN:EEB) was up 0.50% or 10.0 points to 2010.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Conconcret (CN:CIC), which fell 10.00% or 78.0 points to trade at 702.0 at the close. Promigas (CN:PMG) declined 3.38% or 250.0 points to end at 7140.0 and Grupoaval (CN:GAA) was down 3.36% or 40.0 points to 1150.0.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Colombia Stock Exchange by 22 to 8 and 2 ended unchanged.

Shares in Conconcret (CN:CIC) fell to 5-year lows; falling 10.00% or 78.0 to 702.0. Shares in Grupoaval (CN:GAA) fell to 52-week lows; falling 3.36% or 40.0 to 1150.0.

US Coffee C for September delivery was down 1.22% or 1.36 to $109.92 . Elsewhere in commodities trading, US Cocoa for delivery in September fell 3.77% or 84.50 to hit $2156.00 , while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.20% or 2.40 to trade at $1223.70 a troy ounce.

USD/COP was up 0.64% to 2890.50, while BRL/COP fell 0.14% to 769.75.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.16% at 94.29.