The following companies are having unusual price changes in Peru trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of 12:34 p.m. Lima time.
The Lima General Index rose for the first session in five, gaining 0.2 percent to 22,781.42. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index climbed 0.5 percent to 2,896.25.
Panoro Minerals Ltd. (PML PE), a Canadian copper and gold exploration company, gained for a third session, adding 2.7 percent to 75 cents after copper rose to a two-week high in New York, said Francisco Miranda, an analyst at Lima-based investment fund NC&F Inversiones SA.
Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO PE), Peru’s biggest copper producer, climbed 1.8 percent to $33.30.
Credicorp Ltd. (BAP PE), Peru’s largest financial-services company, advanced 1.6 percent to $123.50 after the country’s Banking Association said corporate lending rose 7 percent in January from the previous year.
Maple Energy Plc (MPLE PE), the oil and natural gas producer with operations in Peru, fell 2.3 percent to $1.27 after crude declined in New York.