Mexico shares lower at close of trade; IPC down 0.41%
Investing.com – Mexico equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Financial Services , Materials and Industrials sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Mexico, the IPC fell 0.41%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the IPC were Coca-Cola Femsa, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX: KOFL ), which rose 2.82% or 4.180 points to trade at 152.460 at the close. Grupo Elektra , S.A.B. De C.V. (MX: ELEKTRA ) added 1.48% or 3.720 points to end at 254.950 and Fomento Economico Mexicano UBD (MX: FMSAUBD ) was up 1.31% or 2.360 points to 182.100 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Grupo Financiero Inbursa , SAB De CV (MX: GFINBURO ), which lost 4.26% or 1.390 points to trade at 31.230 in late trade. Grupo Financiero Banorte (MX: GFNORTEO ) declined 3.60% or 3.850 points to end at 103.100 and Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico (MX: SANMEXB ) shed 3.27% or 1.130 points to 33.390.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 92 to 75 and 4 ended unchanged on the Mexico Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Gold for December delivery was down 0.26% or 3.45 to $1341.25 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 3.45% or 1.60 to hit $44.72 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 3.21% or 1.53 to trade at $46.12 a barrel.
USD/MXN was up 1.04% to 19.8220, while EUR/MXN rose 1.27% to 22.2655.
The US Dollar Index was up 0.07% at 95.38.
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