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Lima Stock Exchange opens this Friday, January 27 with indices in red

The Lima Stock Exchange (BVL) began trading this Friday with most of its stock indices down, after new acts of protest against the current government both in Lima and in the provinces.

At the average of 10:00 am, the S&P/BVL Peru General Index, the most representative of the Lima stock market, registered a negative variation of -0.44% and was located at 22,801.03 points.

For its part, the S&P/BVL Peru Selective Index, which is made up of the most traded shares in the local market, recorded a variation of -0.60% to 590.23 units.

The Ingenius (-0.28%), Consumer (-0.10%), Financials (-0.21%), Industrials (-0.05), Mining (-0.64%), Building (-0.07). For their part, Services and Electric showed no variations.

Yesterday, there were new clashes in Lima, with the presence of thousands of protesters who marched from various regions to the center of the capital from early in the morning. The protesters marched from the northern cone, generating a prolonged blockade of the Panamericana Norte.

The Ministries of Defense and the Interior announced this Thursday that the National Police and the Armed Forces will carry out an operation to unblock the roads of the areas that are declared in a state of emergency, in accordance with article 2 of Supreme Decree 009-2023-PCM , and that they are taken over by protesters.

Source: Elcomercio

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