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Lima Stock Exchange opens this Wednesday, January 18 with positive indices

Lima Stock Exchange opens this Wednesday, January 18 with positive indices

Lima Stock Exchange opens this Wednesday, January 18 with positive indices

The Lima Stock Exchange (BVL) began trading this Wednesday with its main stock market indices in green, while the protests against the current government of President Dina Boluarte.

At the average of 10:30 am, the S&P/BVL Peru General Index, the most representative of the Lima stock market, registered a positive variation of 1.12% and was located at 23,046.27 points.

In the same way, the S&P/BVL Peru Selective Index, which is made up of the most traded shares in the local market, recorded a variation of 0.95% to 603.02 units.

The Consumer (0.01%), Financials (0.77%), Industrials (0.10%), Mining (2.88%) and Construction (0.15%) sectors operated on the rise, while Services and Electric operated no variations.

The shares of Minera Buenaventura showed a variation of 4.32%. For their part, Credicorp and Cementos Pacasmayo showed variations of 0.77% and -0.73%, respectively.

Throughout the past week the protests against the government of Dina Boluarte they continued mainly in the regions of Cusco and Puno. The president of the Council of Ministers, Alberto Otárola, said that it would be irresponsible for Boluarte to resign from the presidency of the Republic in the current circumstances, since it would be “opening the doors to anarchy.”

For her part, the President of the Republic, Dina Boluartesaid that the people who are protesting to demand a constituent Assembly they are being “deceived” and that this claim is just a pretext for the road blockade to continue.

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Arequipa indicated that the region accumulates losses of more than S/1,000 million.

Source: Elcomercio

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