The Lima Stock Exchange (BVL) closed Thursday’s session with gains due to the good performance of the mining, consumer and industrial sectors, in the prelude to the release of employment figures in the United States on Friday, in search of new clues on the health of the world’s largest economy and the next moves of the Federal Reserve (Fed).
At the end of the operations, the S&P/BVL Peru General Index, the most representative of the Lima stock market, rose by 0.28% to 19,314.42 points.
Similarly, the S&P/BVL Peru Selective Index, which is made up of the most traded shares in the local market, gained 0.03% and stood at 501.6 units.
During the session, a traded amount of S/ 19.7 million was reported in 345 operations. In addition, shares of 57 companies were listed, of which 33 rose, 7 fell and 17 did not show any variation.
By sectors, there were gains in mining (1.11%), consumption (0.46%), industrial (0.21%), services (0.14%), electricity (0.14%). Meanwhile, those that ended in red were financial (-0.77%) and construction (-0.34%)
Among the local shares that rose the most, those of Trevali Mining Corporation (14.29%), HudBay Mineral (4.35%) and Compañía de Minas Buenaventura (2.88%) stood out.
In contrast, those that fell the most were Empresa Agroindustrial Pomalca (-5.95%), Cementos Pacasmayo (-2.50%) and Credicorp (-0.31%).