The selective index of the Lima Stock Exchange (BVL) reached a new historical maximum at the close of the session this Thursday, supported by the advance of the financial sector, key in the Lima market.
At the end of operations, the S & P / BVL Peru General Index, the most representative of the Lima stock market, advanced by 0.54% to 23,655.87 points.
Similarly, the S & P /BVL Perú Selectivo, which is made up of the most traded shares in the local market, rose 0.66% to 633.49 units.
The previous maximum registered by the selective was on February 23, 2021 when it reached 613.23 points. So far this year, the indicator registers a gain of 11.67%.
By sectors, financial (1.58%), services (1.08%), electricity (1.08%) and consumer (0.84%) led the Lima stock market gains. In contrast, mining (-0.80%), construction (-0.58%) and industrial (-0.41%) fell.
Among the shares that rose the most on the local stock exchange this Thursday were those of Banco de Crédito del Perú (5.96%), Southern Peru Copper Corporation (4.84%), Banco BBVA Peru (3.68%), Candente Copper (3.53%) and Enel Generación Perú (3.41%).
On the other side of the table were the papers of BBVA Sociedad Titulizadora (-2.56%), Corporación Aceros Arequipa (-2.12%), Empresa Siderúrgica del Perú -Siderperú- (-1.72%), Minsur ( -1.67%) and Perubar (-1.54%).