Lima Stock Exchange scores losses in the face of metals price retreat
The S & P / BVL Peru General Index fell 0.59% and was placed at 20,445 points. Lima Square already has six sessions to the downside
The Stock Exchange of Lima (BVL) closed with losses this Wednesday and chained its sixth consecutive negative day, affected mainly by the retreat of the international price of copper and gold.
At the end of the session, the S & P / BVL Peru General Index fell 0.59% and was placed at 20,445 points; while the S & P / BVL Peru Selectivo index, which groups the most liquid stocks, lost 0.51% and remained at 542 whole.
Today a negotiated amount of S / 42.6 million was reported in 435 operations. Stocks were quoted from 44 companies, of which 11 rose, 20 fell and 13 remained stable.
The Cerro Verde copper producer’s share fell 1.89% to $ 26; Milpo polymetal dropped 2.04% to 4.8 soles and Atacocha zinc producer dropped 3.87% to 0.47 sol.
Also, the role of the precious metals producer Buenaventura fell 1.02% to $ 14.5.
In contrast, the shares that rose the most were Minera IRL (5.45%), Filamentos Industriales (4.11%) and Banco de Crédito (4.03%).