Peruvian Stocks: Alturas, Candente, Relapasa, Rio Alto

The following companies had unusual price changes in Peru trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and share prices are as of 3:10 p.m. Lima time.

The Lima General Index (IGBVL) fell 1.2 percent to 22,772.60. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index (MXPECAPD) dropped 1.2 percent to 2,860.57.

Refineria la Pampilla SA (RELAPAC1 PE), a unit of Repsol YPF SA known as Relapasa, dropped 2.9 percent to 1.02 soles after crude fell to a one-week low in New York, said Arlen Lahura, a trader at Lima-based brokerage Coril SAB.

Maple Energy Plc (MPLE) , the oil and natural gas producer with operations in Peru, declined 1.5 percent to $1.28.

Rio Alto Mining Ltd. (RIO) , a Canadian gold miner, slumped 4.2 percent to $4.15 after gold declined to a nine-week low in New York.

Cia. de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN PE), the country’s biggest precious metals miner, dropped 3.3 percent to $38.80.

Alturas Minerals Corp. (ALT) , a Canadian copper and gold exploration company, dropped 8.3 percent to 11 cents after copper declined the most in two weeks in New York.

Candente Copper Corp. (DNT) , a Canadian copper exploration company, fell for a third session, losing 2.8 percent to $1.04.

To contact the reporter on this story: Alex Emery in Lima at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: David Papadopoulos at

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.