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 dropped 0.1 percent to 19,360.66. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index fell 0.2 percent to 2,502.35.
Mining stocks retreated after gold, silver and zinc futures declined, said Estefany Castillo, an analyst at Scotiabank Peru.
Rio Cristal Resources Corp. (RCZ PE), a Canadian exploration company, fell 10 percent to 9 cents. Panoro Minerals Ltd. (PML PE), a Canadian gold and copper exploration company, slid 2.8 percent to 35 cents. Cia. de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN PE), the country’s biggest precious-metals miner, dropped 0.9 percent to $39.35. Rio Alto Mining Ltd. (RIO PE), a Canadian company with a mine in Peru, dropped 0.6 percent to $3.17.
Maple Energy Plc (MPLE PE), the oil and natural gas producer with operations in Peru, rose 1.9 percent to $1.10 after crude gained for a third day in New York.