Colombia Stock Movers: Grupo Sura, Avianca Taca Holding Gain
The following companies had unusual price changes in Bogota trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of 4 p.m. local time.
Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA (GRUPOSUR CB), the parent company of Colombia’s largest bank, rose 0.3 percent to 31,480 pesos. The Medellin-based holding company said in a filing yesterday that level 1 American depositary receipts for its preferred, non-voting shares would start trading today.
Avianca Taca Holding SA (PFAVTA) (PFAVTA CB), the owner of Colombia’s largest airline, rose for a second day, climbing 2.7 percent to 4,250 pesos. The company yesterday said in a filing that 2011 profit increased 221 percent from a year ago to 202 billion pesos.
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