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Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.20%

Peru shares higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.20% Investing.com - Peru equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Electricity, Services and Banking & Financials sectors propelled shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General gained 0.20%. The biggest gai

INVESTING.COM - 2017-09-21 21:25:45

PERU: Fitch Confirms Investment Grade At BBB

(RTTNews) - Fitch Ratings affirmed Peru's long-term investment grade rating in foreign currency at 'BBB+' with a stable outlook. Fitch expects the Peruvian economy to expand by 2.3% in 2017, less than initially forecast, due to damage caused by El Nino-related flooding and delays in large infrastruc

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-20 00:29:10

Indigenous protesters seize oil wells in Peruvian Amazon: chief

LIMA (Reuters) - Villagers in the Peruvian Amazon have shut down at least 50 oil wells operated by Frontera Energy Corp to protest talks over a new contract even as past pollution lingers, the leader of an indigenous federation said on Wednesday. Some 600 members of native Achuar communities in the

REUTERS - 2017-09-20 23:15:01

Deadliest earthquakes of the past decade

A magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck Mexico City, killing scores of people. In the past decade, several quakes around the world have killed hundreds of thousands of people. More: 'People were screaming': 'La Voz' reporter describes Mexico City earthquake Here's a look at some of the deadliest quakes in

USA TODAY - 2017-09-20 08:09:36

Peru finance minister says plans to make $9 bln in projects viable

September 20, 2017 / 3:44 PM / a few seconds ago AREQUIPA, Peru, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Peru's newly appointed Finance Minister Claudia Cooper said on Wednesday the government had a plan to make $9 billion in projects viable this year and next as the Andean country encourages private investment. Speak

REUTERS - 2017-09-20 15:40:35

Jitters and surprise in South Korea and Japan over Trump's speech to the U.N.

President Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Sept. 19, 2017. (Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters) TOKYO - The United States' closest allies in Asia seemed blindsided by President Trump's latest outburst against North Korea, in which he threatened not just to act against Kim Jon

WASHINGTON POST - 2017-09-19 15:52:00

GoldMining to Acquire the Crucero Gold Project in Peru from Lupaka Gold

Highlights:Acquisition of a 100% interest in the Crucero Gold Project in Southeastern Peru;Lupaka previously reported a pit constrained indicated resource of 1.00 million ounces grading 1.01 g/t gold and an inferred resource of 1.03 million ounces grading 1.03 g/t gold at a 0.4 g/t gold cut-off at t

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-19 22:39:00

METALS--London metals steady as traders await cues after Fed meeting

(Updates prices) MELBOURNE, Sept 19 (Reuters) - London metals traded little changed on Tuesday as traders are awaiting the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting this week for signs of the near-term direction for the dollar. "It feels as if the market has gone into a stand aside mode.. with the

CNBC - 2017-09-19 07:24:00

Peru farmer sues miner Newmont in U.S. court over alleged abuse

(Adds response from Newmont) LIMA, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A farmer in Peru is suing Newmont Mining Corp in U.S. federal court, claiming the miner used violence and threats to try to evict her from her home to make way for a gold project, the environmental group representing her said on Tuesday. The law

CNBC - 2017-09-19 19:08:35

Peru miner Buenaventura eyes Michiquillay copper project: chairman

AREQUIPA, Peru (Reuters) - Peruvian precious metals miner Buenaventura is evaluating making a bid on $2 billion copper project Michiquillay in an auction planned for mid-November, the company's chairman told Reuters on Tuesday. Speaking on the sidelines of the Perumin industry convention in Arequip

REUTERS - 2017-09-19 17:18:51

Peru to raise copper output to more than 3 million tonnes in 2021: minister

AREQUIPA, Peru (Reuters) - Peru, the world's No.2 copper producer, will likely raise its copper production to more than 3 million tonnes in 2021, from some 2.35 million tonnes last year, the country's energy and mines minister said Tuesday. Cayetana Aljovin added in a presentation at the Perumin mi

REUTERS - 2017-09-19 16:19:29

Some Countries Kick Out Ambassadors From North Korea

Spain said its ambassador from North Korea must leave soon. Mexico, Kuwait and Peru recently did something similar. ShareTweetEmailSMS Some nations are expelling North Korean ambassadors after the country's latest nuclear test. In early September, North Korea claimed it tested a nuclear bomb designe

NEWSY.COM - 2017-09-19 14:40:00

Nubian Signs LOI to Acquire 100% of the Esquilache Silver Lead Zinc Project in Southern Peru

VANCOUVER, Sept. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Nubian Resources Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: NBR) is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a binding letter of intent ("LOI") with Zinc One Resources Inc. to acquire the Esquilache silver lead zinc project comprising of the historical Esquilac

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-19 14:00:00

Peru's Kuczynski swears in new Cabinet, opposition signals support

LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski made Vice President Mercedes Araoz his new prime minister in a Cabinet shuffle on Sunday that won praise from the opposition - a sign his year-old government will likely avoid a fresh standoff with Congress. Kuczynski also swore in Deputy Ec

REUTERS - 2017-09-18 00:28:48

PERU: Kuczynski Swears In New Cabinet

(RTTNews) - Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on Sunday swore in his new cabinet after the country's Congress rejected the confidence vote requested by then prime minister Fernando Zavala. The decision forced five ministers to step down and led Kuczynski to form a new government team while rati

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-18 23:17:43

Mary Kay Expands Latin America Presence With The Unveiling Of Peru Headquarters

DALLAS, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- For an iconic cosmetics company with a mission to enrich women's lives, nothing is more exciting than to deliver beauty and opportunity to Peruvian women. The multibillion-dollar beauty company officially opened its doors on September 1 and celebrated with a ri

CNBC - 2017-09-18 20:50:00

Peru's PM: New Cabinet to Revive Slumping Public Investments

Peru's prime minister said on Monday that the country's new Cabinet will focus on reviving public investments as it seeks to mend fences with the opposition party that forced President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to form a new government. Congress ousted the former Cabinet last week following a dispute ov

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2017-09-18 19:50:49

Kuczynski Appoints New Peru Cabinet After Clash With Congress

Pedro Pablo KuczynskiPhotographer: Guillermo Gutierrez/Bloomberg Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski reshuffled his cabinet and turned to his vice president, Mercedes Araoz, to lead the ministerial team after Araoz's predecessor received a no-confidence vote from Congress. Araoz, a governing-part

BLOOMBERG - 2017-09-17 23:20:16

The 20 Most Beautiful Countries in the World, Ranked By Travel Guide Readers

Rough Guide has released an updated list of the most beautiful countries in the world, as voted for by their readers. The travel company- known for their guides, e-books, and blog - listed the top 20 destinations on their website on Monday. The list includes everything from stunning tropical landsca

TIME - 2017-09-17 10:00:53

Emerging Markets in Focus This Week: South Africa, Brazil, Peru

With trader caution on the rise after an index of developing-nation currencies had its biggest weekly decline since March, attention will turn to a string of central bank decisions this week. South Africa is foremost among the countries whose central banks are due to decide on interest rates, after

BLOOMBERG - 2017-09-17 15:00:00