Banks, miners and industrial shares surged after U.S. stocks and metals gained, said Arlen Lahura, a trader at Lima- based brokerage Coril SAB.
Austral Group SA (AUSTRAC1 PE), a unit of Austevoll Seafood ASA, rose 6.9 percent to 31 centimos. Maple Energy Plc (MPLE) , the oil and natural gas producer with operations in Peru, gained 6.8 percent to $1.41, a two-year high. Cia. Minera Atacocha SA (CMA\B) (ATACOBC1 PE), the Lima-based zinc mining company, advanced for a fourth session, adding 4.5 percent to 92 centimos. Southern Copper Corp. (PCU\C) (SCCO PE), Peru’s biggest copper producer, climbed 3.2 percent to $35.45. The company is expected to publish fourth-quarter earnings next week. Credicorp Ltd. (BAP) , Peru’s largest financial-services company, rose 3.1 percent to $117, a 12-month high, after reporting fourth-quarter net income jumped 46 percent to $189.2 million. Minsur SA (MINSURI1) (MINSURI1 PE), the world’s fourth-largest tin producer, advanced 2.9 percent to 3.18 soles.
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