Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.03%

Aug 08, 2018

Peru stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the S&P Lima Juniors, Banking&Financials and Services sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General lost 0.03%.

The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Backus Johnsto (LM:BKJi), which rose 3.29% or 0.700 points to trade at 22.000 at the close. Meanwhile, Unacem (LM:CEL) added 2.57% or 0.070 points to end at 2.790 and Trevali Mining (LM:TV) was up 1.67% or 0.010 points to 0.610 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Compania Minera Milpo SAA Class I (LM:MILi), which fell 11.77% or 0.340 points to trade at 2.550 at the close. Panoro (LM:PML) declined 5.00% or 0.010 points to end at 0.190 and Candente Copper (LM:DNT) was down 4.76% or 0.0030 points to 0.0600.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Lima Stock Exchange by 12 to 10 and 19 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for September delivery was down 3.46% or 2.39 to $66.78 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to hit $72.25 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.29% or 3.50 to trade at $1221.80 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was up 0.03% to 3.2690, while EUR/PEN rose 0.12% to 3.7896.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.05% at 94.95.