Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.68%

17.11.2017 21:35:00 Stock MarketStock Market
Peru stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Banking&Financials, Food&Beverages and Mining sectors led shares higher.At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General added 0.68%.The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Atacocha (LM:ATB), which rose 3.51% or 0.020 points to trade at 0.590 at the close. Meanwhile, Ferreyros (LM:FER) added 3.24% or 0.080 points to end at 2.550 and Credicorp (LM:BAP) was up 2.38% or 4.85 points to 208.45 in late trade.The worst performers of the session were Austral Group SAA (LM:AUG), which fell 9.70% or 0.160 points to trade at 1.490 at the close. Empresa Agroindustrial Pomalca (LM:POM) declined 9.36% or 0.019 points to end at 0.184 and Grana Y Monter (LM:GRA) was down 7.80% or 0.170 points to 2.010.Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Lima Stock Exchange by 14 to 10 and 12 ended unchanged.Crude oil for December delivery was up 2.63% or 1.45 to $56.59 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January rose 2.20% or 1.35 to hit $62.71 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 1.24% or 15.91 to trade at $1294.11 a troy ounce.USD/PEN was down 0.16% to 3.2440, while EUR/PEN fell 0.02% to 3.8287.The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.26% at 93.60.
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