The following companies are having unusual price changes in Peru trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and share prices are as of 11:23 a.m. local time.
Alturas Minerals Corp. (ALT) , a Canadian copper and gold exploration company, rose 10 percent to 11 cents. Panoro Minerals Ltd. (PML) , a Canadian copper and gold exploration company, jumped 8.8 percent to 62 cents. Candente Copper Corp. (DNT) , a Canadian exploration company, gained 3.9 percent to $1.06. Rio Alto Mining Ltd. (RIO) , a Canadian gold miner, advanced 1.9 percent to $3.73 after appointing former Volcan Cia. Minera SAA executive Victor Gobitz as chief operating officer. Minera IRL Ltd. (MIRL) , a U.K. minerals explorer with a gold mine in Peru, rose 1.8 percent to $1.12. Southern Copper Corp. (PCU\C) (SCCO PE), Peru’s biggest copper producer, climbed 1.4 percent to $35.80. The company is expected to publish fourth-quarter earnings this week.
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