At the end of trading, the S&P/BVL Peru General Index, the most representative index of the
Likewise, the S&P/BVL Peru Selective Index, which is formed by the most traded shares in the local market, fell 1.53% to 519.08 units.
During the session, S/. 37.4 million was traded in 432 operations. In addition, shares of 59 companies were traded, of which 13 rose, 36 fell, and 10 did not register any variation.
By sectors, those with the highest losses were: financial (-4.59%), mining (-1.52%) and consumer (-0.42%). Meanwhile, those that ended in the green were service (0.97%), electricity (0.97%), industrial (0.72%), and construction (0.39%).
Among the local stocks that fell the most were
In contrast, those that rose the most were Enel Generación Perú (3.53%), Unión
“Locally, the Peruvian Index fell by 2% following the fall of international stock markets during the day,” said
Stocks closed lower on
Investors also further digested comments from
The downward moves came as some weaker-than-expected earnings results from major retailers underscored the toll that inflation has taken on corporate profits, Romero noted.