MEXICO STOCKS HIGHER AT CLOSE OF TRADE; IPC UP 0.19%
Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Healthcare, Telecoms Services and Industrials sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Mexico, the IPC added 0.19%.
The best performers of the session on the IPC were Genomma Lab Internacional SAB De CV (MX:LABB), which rose 3.68% or 0.880 points to trade at 24.800 at the close. Meanwhile, Kimberly – Clark De Mexico A (MX:KIMBERA) added 2.17% or 0.790 points to end at 37.130 and Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico SAB De CV Class B (MX:GAPB) was up 2.08% or 4.29 points to 210.65 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Coca Cola Femsa SAB De CV (MX:KOFL), which fell 5.09% or 8.13 points to trade at 151.54 at the close. VOLARIS A (MX:VOLARA) declined 2.49% or 0.65 points to end at 25.46 and Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB De CV (MX:SANMEXB) was down 2.22% or 0.830 points to 36.540.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Mexico Stock Exchange by 142 to 97 and 15 ended unchanged.
Shares in Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico SAB De CV Class B (MX:GAPB) rose to all time highs; gaining 2.08% or 4.29 to 210.65.
Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.06% or 0.78 to $1255.68 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 1.40% or 0.64 to hit $46.41 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract rose 1.25% or 0.60 to trade at $48.66 a barrel.
USD/MXN was up 0.28% to 17.7039, while EUR/MXN rose 0.07% to 20.6109.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.03% at 93.81.