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Peru Stocks: Candente, Cerro Verde, Ferreyros, Pomalca

February 09, 2012

Feb. 9 (Bloomberg) -- 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 0.2 percent to 22,697.16. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index was little changed at 2,858.44.

Industrial and mining shares gained after U.S. stocks and commodities advanced, said Leoncio Altamirano, a trader at Lima- based Juan Magot y Asociados SAB.

Volcan Cia. Minera SAA (VOLCAAC1 PE), Peru’s largest zinc and silver producer, rose 2.1 percent to 4.90 soles. Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde SA (CVERDEC1 PE), a unit of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., climbed 2.1 percent to $38.78. Ferreyros SA (FERREYC1 PE), the Lima-based distributor for Caterpillar Inc., gained 1.8 percent to 2.78 soles after raising $60 million from a share sale. Candente Copper Corp. (DNT PE), a Canadian exploration company, advanced 1.8 percent to $1.13. Empresa Agroindustrial Pomalca SA (POMALCC1 PE), a sugar producer, rose 1.6 percent to 65 centimos after futures gained for the fourth session in five in New York.

--Editor: Glenn J. Kalinoski

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

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