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Peru Stocks: Buenaventura, Rio Cristal, Southern Copper

June 12, 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) fell for a third session, dropping 0.1 percent to 20,887.63. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index climbed 0.5 percent to 2,721.37.

Rio Cristal Resources Corp. (RCZ) , a Canadian zinc exploration company, fell 11 percent to 8 cents, a two-year low, after zinc futures declined in London.

Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO:US) , Peru’s biggest copper producer, dropped 1.1 percent to $29.45 after copper declined in New York, said Francisco Miranda, an analyst at Lima-based investment fund NC&F Inversiones SA.

Cia. de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN:US) (BVN PE), the country’s biggest precious-metals miner, rose 1.2 percent to $41 after gold gained for a third session in New York.

Rio Alto Mining Ltd. (RIO) , a Canadian gold miner, rose 1 percent to $4.17.

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Companies Mentioned

  • SCCO
    (Southern Copper Corp)
    • $29.5 USD
    • -2.10
    • -7.12%
  • BVN
    (Cia de Minas Buenaventura SAA)
    • $12.36 USD
    • -0.46
    • -3.72%
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