Lima Stock Exchange closes with losses, down 1.10% today Monday 15th August

Lima Stock Exchange closes with losses, down 1.10% today Monday 15th August

The Lima Stock Exchange (BVL) closed the session on Monday, August 15, 2022 buoyed by the poor performance of the mining sector. Thus, he scored 12 indicators down and 4 up.

In this way, the S&P/BVL Peru General Index, Lima’s most representative stock market, fell -1.1o% to 20,087.04 points. Meanwhile the S&P/BVL Peru Selective Indexwhich consists of the most traded stocks in the local market, lost -1.28% to trade at 528.04 units.

The mining sector posted the most losses on the day, falling -2.07%, followed by construction at -1.38%, financials at -1.16% and industrials at -0.80%. Consumption, on the other hand, grew by 0.27%, as did services and electricity by 0.02% each.

The stocks that fell the most in the index were ATACOAC1 -9.09%, UNACEMC1 -4.55% and VOLCABC1 -2.99%. On the other hand, AENZAC1 9.78%, ETNAI1 1.85% and ALICORC1 1.67% increased the most.

Meanwhile, on Wall Street, the main indices rose, reversing losses from the previous session after rising for four consecutive weeks of gains and a likely moderation of rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve following a slowdown in inflation.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) was up 0.42% to 33,903.57, the benchmark S&P 500 index (.SPX) was up 0.37% to 4,296.09 points and the Nasdaq Composite (.IXIC) was up 0 .59% to 13,123.89.

US Treasury yields were slightly lower as the market continued to assess how slowing inflation could affect the Federal Reserve’s monetary tightening policy.

With information from Portal.