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Peru Stocks: Buenaventura, Maple, Relapasa, Rio Alto

May 17, 2012

The following companies had unusual price changes in Peru trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses, and share prices are as of the close of trade in Lima.

The Lima General Index (IGBVL) fell for a fifth session, dropping 1 percent to 20,643.88. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index slid 1.2 percent to 2,642.44.

Maple Energy Plc (MPLE) , the oil and natural gas producer with operations in Peru, fell for a fourth session, losing 3.7 percent to $1.04 after crude declined to a six-month low in New York, said Jorge Ramirez, a trader at Lima-based brokerage Coril SAB.

Refineria la Pampilla SA (RELAPAC1 PE), a unit of Repsol YPF SA known as Relapasa, dropped 3.6 percent to 80 centimos, a five-month low.

Rio Alto Mining Ltd. (RIO) , a Canadian gold miner, rose 1.9 percent to $3.78 after gold rebounded in New York.

Cia. de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN:US) (BVN PE), the country’s biggest precious-metals miner, gained 0.7 percent to $36.05.

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

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Companies Mentioned

  • BVN
    (Cia de Minas Buenaventura SAA)
    • $9.57 USD
    • 0.28
    • 2.93%
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