Peru Stocks: Cementos Lima, Edegel, Pomalca, Rio Alto

The following companies had unusual price changes in Peru trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and share prices are as of the close of trading in Lima.

The Lima General Index (IGBVL) fell 0.1 percent at 24,035.61. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index (MXPECAPD) was little changed at 3,031.76.

Empresa Agroindustrial Pomalca SA (POM\C) (POMALCC1 PE), a sugar producer, jumped 5.4 percent to 59 centimos as investors bet the government will speed up plans to transfer its shares to workers, said Leoncio Altamirano, a trader at Lima-based Juan Magot y Asociados SAB.

Edegel SA (EDE) (EDEGELC1 PE), the Peruvian unit of Spain’s Endesa SA, gained 3.2 percent to 2.25 soles after business group Confiep said public spending on infrastructure is boosting growth.

Cementos Lima SA (CEMLIMC1 PE), the country’s biggest cement maker, rose 1.1 percent to 2.87 soles.

Minera IRL Ltd. (MIRL) , a U.K. gold producer with a mine in Peru, dropped 4.3 percent to $1.10 after gold slumped the most in more than four weeks.

Rio Alto Mining Ltd. (RIO) , a Canadian gold miner, fell for the fourth session in five, losing 1.6 percent to $4.41.

To contact the reporter on this story: Alex Emery in Lima at aemery1@bloomberg.net

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