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Lima Stock Exchange closes day with gains driven by industrial and mining sectors

The Lima Stock Exchange (BVL) closed the day on Tuesday with gains due to the good performance of mining and industrial stocks, amid investors’ fears after the appearance of a new omicron variant of the coronavirus and its impact on demand and growth.

At the close of operations, the S & P / BVL Peru General Index, the most representative of the Lima stock market, registered a rise of 0.83% and stood at 20,416.43 points.

Similarly, the S & P / BVL Peru Selective Index, which is made up of the 15 most traded shares in the local market, posted an advance of 1.20% and ended at 544.74 units.

During the session, a traded amount of S / 241.2 million was reported in 1,004 operations. In addition, shares of 72 companies were listed, of which 32 rose, 24 fell and 16 did not register variation.

The shares of the sectors that registered gains were: mining (0.94%), services (0.17%), electricity (0.17%) and industrial (0.15%). While the items that closed in red are finance (-0.77), construction (-0.36%) and consumption (-0.21%).

Among the papers that rose the most during the day in the Lima market are Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde (14.24%), Grupo BVL SAA (formerly the Lima Stock Exchange, 10.66%), Compañía de Minas Buenaventura (7.91 %), Minera IRL Limited (6.25%) and Hidrandina (4.55%).

While the titles that fell the most were Sierra Metals (-10%), Trevali Mining Corporation (-4.58%), Aenza (before Graña y Montero, -4.41%), Pesquera Exalmar (-3.03 %) and HudBay Mineral (-2.16%).


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