Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Mexico stocks lower at close of trade; IPC down 0.52%Mexico stocks lower at close of trade; IPC down 0.52%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Financial Services, Consumer Goods & Services and Industrials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Mexico, the IPC fell 0.52%.

The best performers of the session on the IPC were Grupo Mexico, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:GMEXICOB), which rose 3.57% or 2.120 points to trade at 61.490 at the close. Meanwhile, Alsea , S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:ALSEA) added 0.95% or 0.570 points to end at 60.520 and Infraestructura Energetica Nova SAB (MX:IENOVA) was up 0.77% or 0.75 points to 97.63 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Gentera SAB de CV (MX:GENTERA), which fell 5.72% or 1.470 points to trade at 24.230 at the close. Nemak SAB de CV (MX:NEMAKA) declined 3.03% or 0.46 points to end at 14.73 and Cemex SAB de CV (MX:CMXCPO) was down 2.55% or 0.390 points to 14.900.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Mexico Stock Exchange by 136 to 88 and 6 ended unchanged.

Shares in Gentera SAB de CV (MX:GENTERA) fell to 3-years lows; down 5.72% or 1.470 to 24.230.

Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.51% or 6.68 to $1297.92 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.84% or 0.43 to hit $51.88 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 1.24% or 0.71 to trade at $57.88 a barrel.

USD/MXN was up 0.55% to 19.0209, while EUR/MXN rose 0.40% to 22.4400.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.22% at 93.12.

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