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Peru Stocks: Candente, Minera IRL, Pomalca, Relapasa, Telefonica

February 22, 2012

Feb. 22 (Bloomberg) -- The following companies are having unusual price changes in Peru trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and share prices are as of 1:69 p.m. in Lima.

The Lima General Index fell for the first time in six sessions, declining 0.3 percent to 22,814.84. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index rose 0.2 percent to 2,881.55.

Industrial and mining shares dropped after U.S. stocks declined, said Edwin Paz, a Lima-based trader with Provalor SAB.

Candente Copper Corp. (DNT PE), a Canadian exploration company, fell 4.4 percent to $1.08. Telefonica del Peru SAA (TELEFBC1 PE), the local unit of Telefonica SA, slid 2 percent to 2.40 soles. Rio Alto Mining Ltd. (RIO PE), a Canadian gold miner, dropped 0.2 percent to $4.29. Minera IRL Ltd. (MIRL PE), a U.K. minerals explorer with a gold mine in Peru, declined 1.6 percent to $1.22. Empresa Agroindustrial Pomalca SA (POMALCC1 PE), a sugar producer, fell 1.6 percent to 62 centimos. Refineria la Pampilla SA (RELAPAC1 PE), a unit of Repsol YPF SA, dropped 1 percent to 1.02 soles.

--Editor: Brendan Walsh

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