Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.73%

16/05/2018 21:25:00 Stock Market

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

At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General fell 0.73% to hit a new 1-month low.

The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Candente Copper (LM:DNT), which rose 19.05% or 0.0120 points to trade at 0.0750 at the close. Meanwhile, Relapasa (LM:REL) added 2.19% or 0.006 points to end at 0.280 and Casa Grande (LM:CSG) was up 2.12% or 0.110 points to 5.300 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Minsur (LM:MINi), which fell 3.53% or 0.060 points to trade at 1.640 at the close. Trevali Mining (LM:TV) declined 2.25% or 0.020 points to end at 0.870 and Grana Y Monter (LM:GRA) was down 2.13% or 0.050 points to 2.300.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Lima Stock Exchange by 20 to 9 and 12 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for June delivery was up 0.32% or 0.23 to $71.54 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in July fell 0.03% or 0.02 to hit $79.28 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract fell 0.02% or 0.20 to trade at $1290.10 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was down 0.17% to 3.2717, while EUR/PEN fell 0.40% to 3.8644.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.14% at 93.27.