Mexico shares lower at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC down 0.33%

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Mexico shares lower at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC down 0.33%
Credit: © Reuters. – Mexico equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Consumer Staples , Consumer Goods & Services and Telecoms Services sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC fell 0.33%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Cemex SAB de CV (MX: CMXCPO ), which rose 4.61% or 0.610 points to trade at 13.840 at the close. BanRegio Grupo Financiero SAB de CV (MX: RA ) added 3.02% or 3.36 points to end at 114.50 and Industrias Penoles Sab De CV (MX: PENOLES ) was up 2.20% or 6.81 points to 316.60 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Wal - Mart De Mexico, SAB De CV (MX: WALMEX ), which lost 5.90% or 3.390 points to trade at 54.110 in late trade. Grupo LALA SA de CV (MX: LALAB ) declined 4.17% or 0.86 points to end at 19.75 and Nemak SAB de CV (MX: NEMAKA ) shed 3.38% or 0.53 points to 15.17.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 141 to 131 and 11 ended unchanged on the Mexico Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.76% or 9.40 to $1222.40 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 0.49% or 0.34 to hit $69.64 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract rose 0.77% or 0.57 to trade at $74.50 a barrel.

USD/MXN was down 0.11% to 18.6495, while EUR/MXN fell 0.86% to 21.7064.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.61% at 94.55.

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