Peru Stocks: Candente, Minera IRL, Rio Alto, Southern

The following companies had unusual price changes in Peru trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and share prices are as of 6:15 p.m. Lima time.

The Lima General Index (IGBVL) fell 0.6 percent to 23,015.47. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index (MXPECAPD) slid 1.1 percent to 2,890.79.

Candente Copper Corp. (DNT) , a Canadian copper exploration company, slumped 6.3 percent to $1.04 after copper declined in New York, said Leoncio Altamirano, a trader at Lima- based Juan Magot y Asociados SAB.

Panoro Minerals Ltd. (PML) , a Canadian copper and gold exploration company, dropped 4.9 percent to 77 cents.

Southern Copper Corp. (PCU\C) (SCCO PE), Peru’s biggest producer of the metal, slid 1.9 percent to $31.38.

Rio Alto Mining Ltd. (RIO) declined 4.1 percent to $4.41, after gold tumbled to an eight-week low in New York.

Minera IRL Ltd. (MIRL) , a U.K. gold producer with a mine in Peru, fell 2.6 percent to $1.11, a six-week low.

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