Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Lima, the fell 0.32%.
The best performers of the session on the were Corporacion Aceros Arequipa SA (LM:), which rose 7.14% or 0.040 points to trade at 0.600 at the close. Meanwhile, Austral Group SAA (LM:) added 3.57% or 0.050 points to end at 1.450 and Aceros Arequip (LM:) was up 3.16% or 0.015 points to 0.490 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Buenaventura (LM:), which fell 2.54% or 0.300 points to trade at 11.500 at the close. Ferreyros (LM:) declined 2.31% or 0.040 points to end at 1.690 and Volcan Minera (LM:) was down 1.37% or 0.010 points to 0.720.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Lima Stock Exchange by 10 to 7 and 10 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for February delivery was up 0.13% or 0.07 to $53.84 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 0.19% or 0.11 to hit $56.74 a barrel, while the February Gold contract fell 0.50% or 5.75 to trade at $1152.35 a troy ounce.
USD/PEN was down 0.13% to 3.3529, while EUR/PEN rose 0.49% to 3.5386.
The US Dollar Index was down 0.24% at 102.41.
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