Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Lima, the declined 1.71% to hit a new 1-month low.
The best performers of the session on the were Volcan Minera (LM:), which rose 4.84% or 0.030 points to trade at 0.650 at the close. Meanwhile, Edegel (LM:) added 2.22% or 0.070 points to end at 3.220 and Inretail Peru (LM:) was up 2.15% or 0.400 points to 19.000 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Buenaventura (LM:), which fell 10.33% or 1.420 points to trade at 12.330 at the close. Minsur (LM:) declined 4.65% or 0.060 points to end at 1.230 and Atacocha (LM:) was down 4.48% or 0.015 points to 0.320.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Lima Stock Exchange by 17 to 9 and 8 ended unchanged.
Shares in Inretail Peru (LM:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 2.15% or 0.400 to 19.000.
Crude oil for October delivery was down 3.28% or 1.52 to $44.83 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November fell 0.06% or 0.03 to hit $46.98 a barrel, while the December Gold contract fell 0.35% or 4.65 to trade at $1311.85 a troy ounce.
USD/PEN was unchanged 0.00% to 3.3803, while EUR/PEN unchanged 0.00% to 3.7652.
The US Dollar Index was down 0.04% at 96.01.
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