Hernando de Soto, a liberal economist, and leftist professor Pedro Castillo, have both edged to the front of the pack following late gains in support, according to the latest opinion poll.
Former leader Alberto Fujimori was pardoned on humanitarian grounds on Christmas Eve. Released from a clinic less than two weeks later, he has urged Peruvians to cast aside their bitterness.
About 75 people have died and almost 100,000 are homeless after the worst floods to hit Peru in nearly two decades. Experts say the heavy rainfall is due to climate change and the government should have been better prepared.
Peru markets rise after two pro-business candidates Keiko Fujimori, Pablo Kuczynski move on to second round of presidential election
Peruvians head to polling stations to cast ballot in presidential election which marred by alleged vote-buying, guerilla attacks that killed four people
Keiko Fujimori wins first round of presidential election in Peru as race to be her opponent in June run-off is too close to call in exit polls
Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori signs pledge to not use authoritarian means of her father if she comes to power
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