Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.02%
Peru stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Non-Metal Minerals, Industrials and Mining sectors led shares lower.At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General declined 0.02%.The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Candente Copper (LM:DNT), which rose 34.62% or 0.0180 points to trade at 0.0700 at the close. Meanwhile, Edegel (LM:EDE) added 2.62% or 0.060 points to end at 2.350 and Volcan Minera (LM:VOL_pb) was up 2.41% or 0.020 points to 0.850 in late trade.The worst performers of the session were PPX Mining Corp (LM:PPX), which unchanged 6.82% or 0.00 points to trade at 0.04 at the close. Volcan Compania Minera SAA (LM:VOLa) declined 5.56% or 0.100 points to end at 1.700 and Grana Y Monter (LM:GRA) was down 3.81% or 0.080 points to 2.020.Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Lima Stock Exchange by 15 to 10 and 8 ended unchanged.Shares in PPX Mining Corp (LM:PPX) unchanged to 52-week lows; unchanged 6.82% or 0.00 to 0.04. Crude oil for September delivery was up 0.37% or 0.18 to $48.77 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 0.17% or 0.09 to hit $51.99 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.38% or 4.90 to trade at $1295.00 a troy ounce.USD/PEN was up 0.02% to 3.2488, while EUR/PEN rose 0.61% to 3.8418.The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.33% at 92.99.