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 and zinc producers gained after the metals advanced in New York and London, said Ernesto Ferrand, a trader at Lima- based brokerage Andes Securities SAB.
Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde SA (CVERDEC1 PE), a unit of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., rose 1.9 percent to a record $53. Cia. Minera de San Ignacio de Morococha SA (MOROCOI1 PE), the Lima-based zinc producer, gained 2.2 percent to 93 centimos. Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO PE), Peru’s biggest copper producer, rose 1.2 percent to $48.31.S
Gold miners rose after futures gained the most in a month in New York.
Minera IRL Ltd. (MIRL PE), a U.K. minerals explorer with a gold mine in Peru, rose 3.9 percent to $1.35. Rio Alto Mining Ltd. (RIO PE), a Canadian gold exploration company, gained 1.7 percent to a record $2.34. Cia. de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN PE), the country’s biggest precious-metals miner, rose 1.7 percent to $48.45. Gold Fields La Cima SA (LACIMAI1 PE), a unit of Gold Fields Ltd., rose 1.2 percent to 3.44 soles, the highest price since August 2008.
Casa Grande (CASAGRC1 PE), Peru’s largest sugar producer and a unit of Gloria SA, rose 1.9 percent to 16.55 soles after futures jumped to a 30-year high in New York.
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