Peru Stocks: Alturas Minerals, Candente, Maple, Milpo, Relapasa

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 fell 1.2 percent to 20,321.09. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index slid 1 percent to 2,633.77.

Copper and zinc miners fell after U.S. stocks dropped and metals slumped in New York and London, said Daniel Romero, an analyst at Lima-based investment fund NC&F Inversiones SA.

Alturas Minerals Corp. (ALT PE), a Canadian copper and gold exploration company, fell 7.1 percent to 13 cents. Candente Copper Corp. (DNT PE), a Canadian exploration company, dropped 4 percent to $1.21. Cia. Minera Atacocha SA (ATACOBC1 PE), the Lima-based zinc and silver mining company, slid 3.9 percent to 99 centimos. Cia. Minera Milpo (MILPOC1 PE), a zinc and lead producer controlled by Sao Paulo-based Votorantim Metais Ltda., fell 3.5 percent to 5.30 soles.

Fuel refiners dropped after crude futures in New York declined.

Refineria la Pampilla SA (RELAPAC1 PE), a unit of Spain’s Repsol YPF SA known as Relapasa, fell 3.5 percent to 82 centimos. Maple Energy Plc (MPLE PE), the oil and natural gas producer with operations in Peru, slid 2.6 percent to $1.11.

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