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Peru Stocks: Buenaventura, Candente, Minsur, Rio Cristal

January 26, 2012

Jan. 26 (Bloomberg) -- The following companies are having unusual price changes in Peru trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and share prices are as of 1:23 p.m. Lima time.

The Lima General Index rose for a fourth day, gaining 1.2 percent to 21,678.90. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index climbed 1.7 percent to 2,800.99.

Mining stocks gained after metals advanced in New York and London, said Jorge Ramirez, a trader at Lima-based brokerage Coril SAB.

Rio Cristal Resources Corp. (RCZ PE), a Canadian exploration company, rose 8.3 percent to 13 cents, a two-month high. Cia. de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN PE), the country’s biggest precious-metals miner, gained for the third session in four, adding 2.2 percent to $42. Minsur SA (MINSURI1 PE), the world’s fourth-largest tin producer, rose for a fourth day, adding 3.2 percent to 2.94 soles. Candente Copper Corp. (DNT PE), a Canadian mining exploration company with operations in Peru, advanced 1.9 percent to $1.05.

--Editors: Richard Richtmyer, Glenn J. Kalinoski

To contact the reporter on this story: Alex Emery in Lima at

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