The following companies had unusual price changes in Bogota trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of 4 p.m. New York time.
The IGBC Index fell 0.6 percent to 15,283.51, while the Colcap Index declined 0.5 percent to 1,778.92.
Bancolombia SA (BCOLO) , the nation’s biggest lender, gained 0.6 percent to 27,680 pesos, the highest level since Jan. 27. Grupo Bancolombia, which owns Bancolombia, said consolidated net income rose 14 percent from a year earlier to 1.4 trillion pesos ($738.6 million) in 2010.
Coltejer SA (COLTEJ) gained 1.2 percent to 86 centavos. The Medellin-based clothing maker and exporter rose on the Colombia-Venezuela trade agreements announced last week and the prospect of a commercial accord with the U.S.
Sociedad de Inversiones en Energia S.A. (SIE CB), which controls Colombian fuel distributor Organizacion Terpel SA, rose 1 percent to 13,980 pesos. Colombia’s auto sales increased 51.3 percent in February from a year ago, according to a report from Econometria in Bogota.
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