Peru Stocks: Atacocha, Candente, Casa Grande, 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 in Lima.

The Lima General Index (IGBVL) fell 0.4 percent to 23,274.98. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index slid 0.1 percent to 2,962.62.

Panoro Minerals Ltd. (PML) , a Canadian copper and gold exploration company, fell 3.9 percent to 73 cents after copper and U.S. stocks declined in New York, said Alberto Arispe, Chief Executive Officer of Lima-based brokerage Kallpa Securities SAB.

Candente Copper Corp. (DNT) , a Canadian copper exploration company, dropped 1 percent to 97 cents.

Cia. Minera Atacocha SA (ATACOBC1 PE), the Lima-based silver, zinc and lead mining company, slid 2.7 percent to 71 centimos after silver and lead futures declined.

Casa Grande (CASAGRC1) (CASAGRC1 PE), Peru’s largest sugar producer and a unit of Gloria SA, slid 2.9 percent to 17 soles after sugar dropped in New York.

Rio Alto Mining Ltd. (RIO) , a Canadian gold miner, fell 2.4 percent to $4.39 after gold declined in New York.

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