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Peru Stocks: Casa Grande, Credicorp, Rio Alto, Siderperu, Volcan

February 13, 2012

Feb. 13 (Bloomberg) -- The following companies are having unusual price changes in Peru trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and share prices are as of 12:09 p.m. Lima time.

The Lima General Index rose for the first session in six, gaining 0.5 percent to 22,614.35. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index climbed 0.1 percent to 2,842.92.

Mining, banking and industrial stocks gained as shares rose globally after Greek lawmakers approved austerity plans to secure rescue funds, said Jorge Ramirez, a trader at Lima-based brokerage Coril SAB.

Rio Alto Mining Ltd. (RIO PE), a gold producer, rose 4.8 percent to $4.15. Volcan Cia. Minera SAA (VOLCABC1 PE), Peru’s largest zinc and silver producer, climbed 1.8 percent to 3.48 soles. Maple Energy Plc (MPLE PE), the oil and natural gas producer with operations in Peru, advanced 1.5 percent to $1.36 after crude gained in New York. Casa Grande (CASAGRC1 PE), Peru’s largest sugar producer and a unit of Gloria SA, gained 1.2 percent to 16.80 soles. Credicorp Ltd. (BAP PE), Peru’s largest financial-services company, rose for the fourth time in five sessions, adding 1.2 percent to $120. Empresa Siderurgica del Peru SAA (SIDERC1 PE), a unit of Gerdau SA known as Siderperu, advanced 1 percent to 97 centimos.

--Editors: Brendan Walsh, Glenn J. Kalinoski

To contact the reporter on this story: Alex Emery in Lima at aemery1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: David Papadopoulos at papadopoulos@bloomberg.net


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