Mexico shares lower at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC down 0.75%

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Mexico shares lower at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC down 0.75%
Credit: © Reuters. – Mexico equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Telecoms Services , Financial Services and Healthcare sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC lost 0.75% to hit a new 52-week low.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Grupo LALA SA de CV (MX: LALAB ), which rose 6.38% or 1.36 points to trade at 22.66 at the close. Gentera SAB de CV (MX: GENTERA ) added 3.20% or 0.470 points to end at 15.170 and BanRegio Grupo Financiero SAB de CV (MX: RA ) was up 1.85% or 2.03 points to 111.73 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Infraestructura Energetica Nova SAB (MX: IENOVA ), which lost 4.59% or 3.86 points to trade at 80.21 in late trade. Megacable Holdings, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX: MEGACPO ) declined 2.50% or 2.220 points to end at 86.530 and Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX: BIMBOA ) shed 2.49% or 0.980 points to 38.430.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 180 to 76 and 6 ended unchanged on the Mexico Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.30% or 3.90 to $1300.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 4.43% or 3.13 to hit $67.58 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract fell 3.19% or 2.51 to trade at $76.28 a barrel.

USD/MXN was down 0.19% to 19.5371, while EUR/MXN fell 0.66% to 22.7895.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.46% at 94.15.

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