Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.01%

Aug 06, 2018

Peru stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Banking&Financials, Electricity and Non-Metal Minerals sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General fell 0.01%.

The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Compania Minera Milpo SAA Class I (LM:MILi), which unchanged 0.00% or 0.000 points to trade at 2.890 at the close. Meanwhile, Ferreyros (LM:FER) unchanged 0.00% or 0.000 points to end at 2.400 and Cerro Verde (LM:CVE) was unchanged 0.00% or 0.000 points to 24.010 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Compania Minera Milpo SAA Class I (LM:MILi), which unchanged 0.00% or 0.000 points to trade at 2.890 at the close. Ferreyros (LM:FER) unchanged 0.00% or 0.000 points to end at 2.400 and Cerro Verde (LM:CVE) was 0.00% or 0.000 points to 24.010.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Lima Stock Exchange by 1 to 1 and 6 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for September delivery was up 1.84% or 1.26 to $69.75 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 1.48% or 1.08 to hit $74.29 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.35% or 4.30 to trade at $1218.90 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was up 0.00% to 3.2685, while EUR/PEN fell 0.31% to 3.7780.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.16% at 95.18.