Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Lima, the gained 0.48%.
The best performers of the session on the were Southern Copper Corp (LM:), which rose 2.86% or 1.00 points to trade at 36.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Enel Distribucion Peru SAA (LM:) added 1.75% or 0.100 points to end at 5.800 and Relapasa (LM:) was up 1.19% or 0.003 points to 0.255 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Backus Johnsto (LM:), which fell 3.02% or 0.530 points to trade at 17.000 at the close. Cem Pacasmayo (LM:) declined 1.57% or 0.120 points to end at 7.500 and Inretail Peru (LM:) was down 1.45% or 0.250 points to 17.000.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Lima Stock Exchange by 11 to 9 and 14 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for July delivery was up 0.38% or 0.19 to $ 49.99 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in August rose 0.13% or 0.07 to hit $ 52.58 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract fell 0.12% or 1.50 to trade at $ 1266.60 a troy ounce.
USD/PEN was unchanged 0.00% to 3.2816, while EUR/PEN unchanged 0.00% to 3.6669.
The US Dollar Index Futures was unchanged 0.00% at 97.33.
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