Peru's finance minister Castilla resigns - government source

LIMA Mon Feb 24, 2014 5:00pm EST

LIMA Feb 24 (Reuters) - Peru's Finance Minister Luis Miguel Castilla is resigning and President Ollanta Humala is now considering "other options" to replace him, a government source said on Monday.

Castilla, a former World Bank economist and one of Humala's original cabinet picks, had remained in office after two and a half years and was widely praised by investors.