Peru Stocks: Alturas, Candente, Cerro Verde, Rio Alto Mining
The following companies had unusual price changes in Peru trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and share prices are as of 4:11 p.m. New York time.
Copper producers gained after the metal rose to a record in New York.
Alturas Minerals Corp. (ALT PE), a Canadian copper and gold exploration company, surged 13 percent to 27 cents, a two-year high. Candente Copper Corp. (DNT PE), a Canadian exploration company, rose 3.4 percent to $1.81, a three-year high. Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde SA (CVERDEC1 PE), a unit of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., gained 3 percent to $52.
Gold miners rose after futures gained for a second session in New York.
Rio Alto Mining Ltd. (RIO PE), a Canadian gold exploration company, jumped 7 percent to a record $2.30. Minera IRL Ltd. (MIRL PE), a U.K. minerals explorer with a gold mine in Peru, rose 1.6 percent to $1.30.
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