The following companies had unusual price changes in Peru trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and share prices are as of 4:10 p.m. New York time.
The Lima General Index gained 0.4 percent to 21,727.17. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index rose 0.7 percent to 3,217.38.
Gold and silver miners gained after gold advanced to a record and silver hit a 30-year high in New York.
Gold Fields La Cima SA (LACIMAI1 PE), a unit of Gold Fields Ltd., rose 3.6 percent to 3.20 soles. Cia. de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN PE), the country’s biggest precious-metals miner, rose 0.9 percent to $53.37. Cia. Minera Atacocha SA (ATACOBC1 PE), the Lima-based silver and zinc miner, rose for a fifth session, adding 2.9 percent to 1.44 soles.
Copper miners advanced after futures rose to a three-week high in New York, said SAB Inteligo analyst Daniel Mori.
Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO PE), Peru’s biggest copper producer, gained for a fourth session, adding 2 percent to $45. Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde SA (CVERDEC1 PE), a unit of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., rose 1.4 percent to $44.50. Soc. Minera El Brocal SAA (BROCALC1 PE), a silver and zinc producer, rose for a seventh day, adding 0.9 percent to 55.50 soles, a three-year high, after announcing plans to quadruple ore processing capacity at the mine to 4,000 metric tons of copper per day.