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Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC up 1.54%

Published 12/13/2018, 04:29 PM
Updated 12/13/2018, 04:30 PM
Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC up 1.54%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Telecoms Services, Industrials and Consumer Staples sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC added 1.54%.

The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Banco Del Bajio SA Institution De Banca Multiple (MX:BBAJIOO), which rose 0.46% or 0.170 points to trade at 36.800 at the close. Meanwhile, Grupo Televisa SAB Unit (MX:TLVACPO) unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 points to end at 52.38 and America Movil SAB de CV (MX:AMXL) was unchanged 0.00% or 0.000 points to 13.850 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were GMexico Transportes SA de CV (MX:GMXT), which fell 3.07% or 0.780 points to trade at 24.600 at the close. Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV Class B (MX:BSMXB) declined 2.12% or 0.550 points to end at 25.360 and Grupo Cementos De Chihuahua (MX:GCC) was down 1.07% or 1.110 points to 102.440.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Mexico Stock Exchange by 132 to 101 and 17 ended unchanged.

Shares in Grupo Televisa SAB Unit (MX:TLVACPO) unchanged to 5-year lows; unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to 52.38.

Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.25% or 3.10 to $1246.90 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 3.85% or 1.97 to hit $53.12 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 2.86% or 1.72 to trade at $61.87 a barrel.

USD/MXN was up 1.13% to 20.2994, while EUR/MXN rose 1.00% to 23.0657.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.04% at 97.058.

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