Mexico shares lower at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC down 0.45%

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Mexico shares lower at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC down 0.45%
Credit: © Reuters. – Mexico equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Consumer Staples , Industrials and Materials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC declined 0.45%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Grupo Televisa SAB Unit (MX: TLVACPO ), which rose 2.07% or 0.99 points to trade at 48.80 at the close. Becle SA (MX: CUERVO ) added 2.01% or 0.490 points to end at 24.920 and Grupo Financiero Inbursa , SAB De CV (MX: GFINBURO ) was up 1.19% or 0.330 points to 28.030 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Grupo Aeroportuario Del Sureste (MX: ASURB ), which lost 3.46% or 11.98 points to trade at 333.95 in late trade. Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX: BIMBOA ) declined 2.46% or 0.930 points to end at 36.880 and Industrias Penoles Sab De CV (MX: PENOLES ) shed 2.28% or 5.94 points to 255.11.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 168 to 140 and 11 ended unchanged on the Mexico Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for April delivery was down 0.20% or 2.60 to $1322.60 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 2.92% or 1.57 to hit $55.36 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 3.32% or 2.02 to trade at $62.86 a barrel.

USD/MXN was unchanged 0.00% to 19.1058, while EUR/MXN rose 0.12% to 21.8949.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.00% at 95.300.

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