Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.16%

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.16%Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.16%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Lima, the gained 0.16%.

The best performers of the session on the were Grana Y Monter (LM:), which rose 16.56% or 0.270 points to trade at 1.900 at the close. Meanwhile, Ferreyros (LM:) added 3.33% or 0.060 points to end at 1.860 and Relapasa (LM:) was up 2.22% or 0.005 points to 0.230 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Sider (LM:), which fell 5.71% or 0.020 points to trade at 0.330 at the close. Unacem (LM:) declined 3.75% or 0.090 points to end at 2.310 and Backus Johnsto (LM:) was down 3.25% or 0.500 points to 14.900.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Lima Stock Exchange by 17 to 10 and 11 ended unchanged.

Crude oil for April delivery was down 0.26% or 0.14 to $53.91 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May rose 0.05% or 0.03 to hit $56.45 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.78% or 9.85 to trade at $1248.95 a troy ounce.

USD/PEN was up 0.40% to 3.2650, while EUR/PEN rose 0.23% to 3.4670.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.20% at 101.34.

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