The following companies had unusual price changes in Peru trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses, and share prices are as of the market close in Lima.
The Lima General Index fell 0.5 percent to 23,149.97. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index slid 0.2 percent to 2,956.03.
Austral Group SA (AUSTRAC1 PE), a unit of Austevoll Seafood ASA, fell 3.3 percent to 29 centimos. The shares dropped after U.S. stocks slumped for a second straight day, said Jose Luis Bustamante, head of trading at Cartisa SAB.
Corp. Aceros Arequipa SA (CORAREI1 PE), the Lima-based steelmaker, slid 2.6 percent to 2.63 soles.
Intergroup Financial Services Corp. (IFS PE), the owner of Peru’s fourth-largest bank, fell 1.6 percent to $32. The country’s bad loans rose 0.1 percent to 1.62 percent of total lending through March, a two-and-a-half-year high, according to the Peruvian Banking Association.
Refineria la Pampilla SA (RELAPAC1 PE), a unit of Repsol YPF SA known as Relapasa, dropped 1.9 percent to 1.04 soles after crude declined earlier in New York.