Peru Stocks: Cerro Verde, Credicorp, Panoro Minerals, Pomalca

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

The Lima General Index (IGBVL) rose for the first time this week, gaining 0.8 percent to 22,839.18. The MSCI (MXPECAPD) All Peru Capped Index climbed 0.2 percent to 2,854.39.

Panoro Minerals Ltd. (PML) , a Canadian copper and gold exploration company, advanced 3.9 percent to 79 cents after copper rebounded from a two-week low in New York.

Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde SA (CVERDEC1) (CVERDEC1 PE), a unit of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., rose 3 percent to $41.

Empresa Agroindustrial Pomalca SA (POM\C) (POMALCC1 PE), a sugar producer, gained 3.5 percent to 59 centimos, the biggest one-day gain since Feb. 8, after the government disclosed plans to sell its remaining shares, said Arlen Lahura, a trader at Lima-based brokerage Coril SAB.

Credicorp Ltd. (BAP) , Peru’s largest financial-services company, climbed 1.8 percent to $126.27 after U.S. stocks rose, said Estefany Castillo, an analyst at Scotiabank Peru.

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