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Peru Stocks: Atacocha, Candente, Rio Cristal, Southern

May 29, 2012

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

The Lima General Index (IGBVL) rose for a fourth session, gaining 0.8 percent to 21,026.33. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index climbed 0.8 percent to 2,684.10.

Candente Copper Corp. (DNT) , a Canadian mining exploration company with operations in Peru, rose 1.7 percent to 60 cents after U.S. stocks and the price of the metal gained, said Elena Castro, vice-president of Western European & Latin American Equities at Auerbach Grayson & Co.

Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO:US) , Peru’s biggest copper producer, advanced 1.4 percent to $29.40.

Rio Cristal Resources Corp. (RCZ) , a Canadian zinc exploration company, climbed 11 percent to 10 cents after zinc futures advanced in London.

Cia. Minera Atacocha SA (ATACOBC1 PE), the Lima-based zinc mining company, rose 4 percent to 52 centimos.

Empresa Agroindustrial Pomalca SA (POMALCC1 PE), a sugar producer, fell 3.6 percent to 53 centimos after sugar dropped in New York. The company sold a 29 percent stake to employees in exchange for compensation owed to them, daily Gestion reported today.

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Companies Mentioned

  • SCCO
    (Southern Copper Corp)
    • $28.26 USD
    • 0.36
    • 1.27%
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