STXNEWS LATAM-Chile stocks flat, all eyes on EU summit

Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:50pm EDT

Santiago's blue-chip IPSA stock index has ended virtually flat, sliding a minimal preliminary 0.02 percent and paring its steeper earlier losses, as investors pinned their hopes on a summit of European Union leaders to fix the region's debt crisis.

Among the session's most heavily trades stocks, LATAM Airlines Group dropped 0.67 percent, diversified retailer Cencosud increased 0.8 percent, and industrial conglomerate Copec climbed 0.34 percent.