Mexico shares higher at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC up 0.10%

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Mexico shares higher at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC up 0.10%
Credit: © Reuters. – Mexico equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Telecoms Services , Financial Services and Industrials sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC added 0.10%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Grupo Televisa SAB Unit (MX: TLVACPO ), which rose 2.96% or 2.28 points to trade at 79.30 at the close. Grupo Aeroportuario Del Sureste (MX: ASURB ) added 2.01% or 6.31 points to end at 319.85 and Grupo Aeroportuario Del CentroNorte (MX: OMAB ) was up 1.90% or 2.040 points to 109.150 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Grupo Elektra , S.A.B. De C.V. (MX: ELEKTRA ), which lost 3.61% or 21.92 points to trade at 585.49 in late trade. VOLARIS A (MX: VOLARA ) declined 2.94% or 0.36 points to end at 11.89 and Cemex SAB de CV (MX: CMXCPO ) shed 1.63% or 0.210 points to 12.650.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 161 to 123 and 2 ended unchanged on the Mexico Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to $1241.20 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 4.17% or 2.92 to hit $67.03 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract fell 4.54% or 3.42 to trade at $71.91 a barrel.

USD/MXN was down 0.35% to 18.8122, while EUR/MXN fell 0.16% to 22.0385.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.20% at 94.25.

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