The Lima General Index fell 0.4 percent to 19,367.94. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index slid 0.6 percent to 2,598.67.
Candente Copper Corp. (DNT) , a Canadian mining exploration company with operations in Peru, plunged 5 percent to $1.34. Austral Group SA (AUSTRAC1 PE), a unit of Austevoll Seafood ASA, fell 3.6 percent to 27 centimos. Panoro Minerals Ltd. (PML) , a Canadian copper and gold exploration company, declined 2.2 percent to 45 cents. Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO) , Peru’s biggest copper producer, dropped 1.9 percent to $31.20. Volcan Cia. Minera SAA (VOLCABC1 PE), Peru’s largest zinc producer, fell 1.8 percent to 2.71 soles.
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