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Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC up 0.13%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Telecoms Services, Financial Services and

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Telecoms Services, Financial Services and Industrials sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC rose 0.13%.

The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Banco Del Bajio SA Institution De Banca Multiple (MX:BBAJIOO), which rose 2.54% or 0.950 points to trade at 38.370 at the close. Meanwhile, BanRegio Grupo Financiero SAB de CV (MX:RA) added 2.30% or 2.05 points to end at 91.02 and Megacable Holdings, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:MEGACPO) was up 1.77% or 1.520 points to 87.520 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were GMexico Transportes SA de CV (MX:GMXT), which fell 2.13% or 0.550 points to trade at 25.300 at the close. Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:BIMBOA) declined 0.99% or 0.390 points to end at 38.840 and Grupo Mexico, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:GMEXICOB) was down 0.66% or 0.270 points to 40.490.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Mexico Stock Exchange by 164 to 78 and 13 ended unchanged.

Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.14% or 1.85 to $1282.95 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 1.05% or 0.47 to hit $45.08 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 0.44% or 0.23 to trade at $52.96 a barrel.

USD/MXN was down 0.03% to 19.6707, while EUR/MXN rose 0.10% to 22.5120.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.10% at 95.905.