The Lima Stock Exchange closed the session on Tuesday, July 26 with gains in most of its indices, scoring 12 indicators up and 4 down. Thus, the S&P/BVL Peru General indexthe most representative of the Lima stock market, rose 0.91% to 19,316.21 points.
For his part, the S&P/BVL Peru Selective Indexwhich is made up of the most traded shares in the local market, gained 0.37% and stood at 503.78 units.
The financial sector was the one that reported the most profits on the day with an advance of 1.05%, followed by consumption (0.98%), mining (0.76%), construction (0.34%) and industrial (0.24%). Meanwhile, on the other hand, only services and electricity registered a decline of -0.58% each.
Among the local companies that registered the greatest losses were: Candente Copper (-7.50%), Trevali Mining (-5.71%) and Luz del Sur (-2.82%). While those that registered gains were: Empresa Siderúrgica del Perú (2.74%), Cerro Verde (2.66%) and Buenaventura (2.52%).
International market with high uncertainty closes down
According to Cesar Romero, head of Research at Renta4 SAB, US stocks fell on Tuesday after Walmart’s (WMT) profit warning on Monday night and ahead of a flurry of tech earnings reports and the latest Fed monetary policy statement expected on Wednesday.
At the closing bell, the benchmark S&P 500 index lost 1.2%, while the Dow fell 0.7%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq fell 1.9%, The losses for the third consecutive day of the Nasdaq have surpassed those suffered by the S&P and the Dow.
Shares of Walmart (WMT) fell more than 7% after the retail giant cut its earnings outlook for the second quarter and full year on Monday night, citing runaway inflation and a resulting pullback in spending. of consumers in discretionary items”, said Romero.