Colombian Stocks: Bancolombia, Corficolombiana, Sura, Canacol

The following companies had unusual price changes in Bogota trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses, and prices are as of the market close.

The IGBC Index (IGBC) rose 0.4 percent to 14,149.32, while the Colcap Index (COLCAP) increased 0.2 percent to 1,676.44.

Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA (PFGRSURA CB), Latin America’s largest private pension-fund manager, increased 0.4 percent to 33,140 pesos. Sura said JPMorgan Chase & Co. agreed to pay $178 million for a stake of less than 5 percent in the group’s asset management unit, according to a regulatory filing yesterday.

Corp. Financiera Colombiana SA (CORFICOL) , the financial-services and holding company, fell 0.6 percent to 31,420 pesos. The company said its board approved a plan to bid for as much as 75 percent of Promigas SA shares in circulation, according to a regulatory filing.

Bancolombia SA (PFBCOLO) , Colombia’s biggest lender, advanced 1.1 percent to 27,620 pesos. Bancolombia is not interested in buying Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA’s pension assets, Bancolombia CEO Carlos Yepes said today at an event in Cartagena.

Oil producers dropped as crude declined 20 cents to settle at $84.82 a barrel in New York.

Petrominerales Ltd. (PMG) , a Calgary-based oil company that operates in the Andean region, fell 2.2 percent to 23,500 pesos. Canacol Energy Ltd. (CNE) , the Calgary-based oil company that operates fields in Colombia, dropped 1.3 percent to 1,100 pesos.

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