Investing.com – Peru equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the , and sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Lima, the fell 0.74% to hit a new 6-month low.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were Empresa Agroindustrial Pomalca (LM:), which rose 5.00% or 0.005 points to trade at 0.105 at the close. Casa Grande (LM:) added 2.63% or 0.100 points to end at 3.900 and Minsur (LM:) was up 2.11% or 0.030 points to 1.450 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Candente Copper (LM:), which lost 10.53% or 0.0060 points to trade at 0.0510 in late trade. Panoro (LM:) declined 8.82% or 0.015 points to end at 0.155 and Trevali Mining (LM:) shed 3.70% or 0.020 points to 0.520.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 19 to 8 and 11 ended unchanged on the Lima Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for October delivery was up 3.46% or 2.34 to $69.88 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 0.08% or 0.06 to hit $79.44 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.32% or 3.80 to trade at $1203.60 a troy ounce.
USD/PEN was up 0.36% to 3.3378, while EUR/PEN rose 0.25% to 3.8683.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.07% at 95.05.
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