The Lima Stock Exchange (BVL) ended the day on Monday in negative territory, dragged down by the fall in the mining sector, key in the Lima parquet.
At the end of the operations, the S&P/BVL Peru General Index, the most representative of the Lima stock market, fell by -0.70% to 22,783.31 points.
For its part, the S&P/BVL Peru Selective Index, which is made up of the most traded shares in the local market, fell -0.84% and stood at 608.28 units.
The selective index is far from the all-time high reached in mid-January when it hit 633.49 points.
By sectors, construction (-2.20%), industrial (-2.14%) and mining (-0.75%) led the losses on the stock market today. The mining (1.56%) and consumer (0.10%) items ended on positive ground, while services and electricity did not register changes.
Among the shares that rose the most on the stock market this Monday were those of Agroindustrias San Jacinto (15.00%), Compañía Minera Poderosa (10.00%), Southern Perú Copper Corporation (9.62%), Shougang Hierro Perú ( 8.33%) and Austral Group (2.83%).
On the other side of the table were Trevali Mining Corporation (-12.67%), Empresa Agroindustrial Pomalca (-9.09%), Compañía de Minas Buevantura (-5.11%), Sierra Metals (-4 .76%) and Aenza -ex Graña y Montero- (-4.61%).