| NEW YORK, April 14
NEW YORK, April 14 U.S.-listed shares of
Peruvian companies declined as worries escalated about policy
changes that could occur after the country's presidential
Shares of Peru's Creditcorp (BAP.N) were down 2.8 percent
at $94.23 in New York, while an exchange-traded fund, iShares
MSCI All Peru Capped Index Fund (EPU.P), was down 1.9 percent
Peruvian miner Buenaventura (BVN.N) was down 0.5 percent at
Peruvian stocks have tumbled this week amid worries about
how Nationalist presidential candidate Ollanta Humala will
manage the country's economy, despite his camp's pledge not to
follow in the path of left-wing leaders in Venezuela and
Humala said he will increase mining royalties if elected.
He won the first round of Peru's presidential election and now
faces off with right-wing candidate Keiko Fujimori in a June 5
Peru is the leading silver producer and produces other
metals including copper.
Receipts with the BNY Mellon index of leading Latin
American ADRs .BKLA were down 0.2 percent, leading ADR
losses, while Peru's benchmark stock index .IGRA fell 2
Among other miners, shares of global miner BHP Billiton
(BHP.N) were down 0.1 percent at $100.13. Copper prices fell to
their lowest in more than a week on Thursday.
The BNY Mellon index of leading American Depositary
Receipts (ADRs) .BKADR was down 0.07 percent, while the U.S.
benchmark S&P 500 index .SPX was down 0.1 percent.
The BNY Mellon index of leading Asian ADRs .BKAS was flat
while the BNY Mellon index of leading European ADRs .BKEUR
was down 0.09 percent.
(Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch)