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Upgrade of Peru stocks eliminates risk of losing ‘emerging market’ status
Posted by Erin Anderson on May 18, 2017 Leave a comment

Upgrade of Peru stocks eliminates risk of losing ‘emerging market’ status

Leading index-provider MSCI’s incorporation of two Peruvian companies’ stock into its small-cap index has eliminated the pending risk of reclassifying Peru as a “frontier market.” Shares of Volcan mining company and Graña &  Full Article »

Ruling signals MSCI likely to keep Peru as ‘emerging market’
Posted by Colin Post on May 12, 2016 2 comments

Ruling signals MSCI likely to keep Peru as ‘emerging market’

Index-fund provider MSCI has kept the Southern Copper stock in the Peru universe, a move which indicates Peru will remain classified as an “emerging market.” Southern Copper is one of  Full Article »

‘March of Sacrifice’ highlights mineral contamination in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 1, 2015 Leave a comment

‘March of Sacrifice’ highlights mineral contamination in Peru

Over 50 demonstrators marched for 13 days from Peru’s central state of Pasco to the capital of Lima to highlight mineral contamination in their community. The “March of Sacrifice” looks  Full Article »