Peru Stocks: Atacocha, Buenaventura, Rio Cristal, Southern

The following companies had unusual price changes in Peru trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of 4:10 p.m. Lima time.

The Lima General Index (IGBVL) fell 1.3 percent to 22,664.72. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index (MXPECAPD) slid 1.4 percent to 2,847.76.

Rio Cristal Resources Corp. (RCZ) , a Canadian zinc exploration company, fell 15 percent to 11 cents after futures declined in London, said Francisco Miranda, an analyst at Lima- based investment fund NC&F Inversiones SA.

Cia. Minera Atacocha SA (CMA\B) (ATACOBC1 PE), the Lima-based zinc mining company, dropped 2.4 percent to 80 centimos.

Cia. de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN PE), the country’s biggest precious-metals miner, slid 3.2 percent to $39.20 after gold tumbled to a five-week low in New York.

Southern Copper Corp. (PCU\C) (SCCO PE), Peru’s biggest copper producer, declined for a third day, losing 2.2 percent to $30.73 after copper fell the most in 12 weeks in New York.

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