The following companies had unusual price changes in Bogota trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of 4 p.m. New York time.
The IGBC Index fell 0.8 percent to 13,945.91 while the Colcap Index retreated 0.7 percent to 1,652.59.
Enka de Colombia SA (ENKA CB), a Medellin-based synthetic fibers producer, fell 0.8 percent to 11.9 pesos. Second-quarter sales dropped 6 percent from a year ago to 85.7 billion pesos, the company said in a filing yesterday. Enka reported a first-half loss of 4.4 billion pesos, compared with a loss of 1.2 billion during the same period last year.
Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA (GRUPOSUR CB), fell the most in a month after Standard & Poor’s said it may cut the company’s ratings to junk after it agreed to pay $3.9 billion for Latin American assets of ING Groep NV.
Grupo Sura, as the Medellin-based company is known, fell 2.2 percent to 35,400 pesos. It earlier dropped as much as 5.4 percent, the most since June 13.
Bancolombia SA (BCOLO CB), Colombia’s biggest bank and a unit of Sura, fell 2 percent to 28,320 pesos.