Peru Stocks: Atacocha, Credicorp, Rio Alto, Southern

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

The Lima General Index (IGBVL) fell 1.4 percent to 22,938.24. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index slid 1.7 percent to 2,913.51.

Cia. Minera Atacocha SA (ATACOBC1 PE), the Lima-based zinc mining company, fell for a fifth session, losing 4.5 percent to 64 centimos, a three-year low, after zinc futures declined in London.

Rio Alto Mining Ltd. (RIO) , a Canadian gold miner, dropped 4 percent to $4.04 after gold slumped to a two-week low in New York.

Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO) , Peru’s biggest copper producer, slid 3.2 percent to $30.50 after copper fell the most in more than a week in New York.

Candente Copper Corp. (DNT) , a Canadian exploration company, fell 3.1 percent to 94 cents.

Credicorp Ltd. (BAP) , Peru’s largest financial-services company, dropped 2.4 percent to $127.98. Credicorp’s American depositary receipts fell in New York as financial companies led U.S. stock declines, said Edwin Paz, a Lima-based trader with Provalor SAB.

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