The following companies had unusual price changes in Bogota trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of 1:15 p.m. New York time.
The IGBC Index decreased 1.5 percent to 14,708.00, while the Colcap Index declined 1.4 percent to 1,750.36.
Bancolombia SA (PFBCOLO CB) fell 1.6 percent to 28,540 pesos. The nation’s biggest lender plans to sell as much as 1 trillion pesos ($528.3 million) worth of bonds abroad, according to a regulatory filing.
Crude oil dropped as much as 1.8 percent as the dollar strengthened on concern that Europe’s debt problems will hurt economic growth, and as North and South Korea exchanged artillery fire.
Ecopetrol SA (ECOPETL CB), Colombia’s state-controlled oil company, lost 1.6 percent to 4,035 pesos.
Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (PREC CB), the Toronto-based oil producer that operates fields in Colombia, decreased 1.2 percent to 55,580 pesos.