Bío-Bío shares up 17% after Chilean earthquake

Bío-Bío shares up 17% after Chilean earthquake
Published: 03 April 2014


Shares of Cementos Bío-Bío rose 16.73 per cent to CLP600 on the Santiago Stock Exchanges in antipication of an increase in cement demand due to the earthquake that struck northern Chile.

A strong magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck the provinces Arica/Parinacota and Tarapacá on Tuesday, followed by a tsunami and several powerful aftershocks.