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Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC up 0.33%

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

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

At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC rose 0.33% to hit a new 1-month high.

The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Genomma Lab Internacional SAB De CV (MX:LABB), which rose 5.12% or 0.640 points to trade at 13.130 at the close. Meanwhile, Grupo Financiero Banorte (MX:GFNORTEO) added 2.44% or 2.530 points to end at 106.190 and Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV Class B (MX:BSMXB) was up 2.14% or 0.550 points to 26.250 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Gentera SAB de CV (MX:GENTERA), which fell 5.04% or 0.775 points to trade at 14.595 at the close. Alsea , S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:ALSEA) declined 4.11% or 2.290 points to end at 53.400 and Arca Continental , S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:AC) was down 3.73% or 4.06 points to 104.75.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Mexico Stock Exchange by 171 to 118 and 6 ended unchanged.

Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.18% or 2.35 to $1291.45 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 0.11% or 0.06 to hit $52.25 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 0.16% or 0.10 to trade at $61.22 a barrel.

USD/MXN was up 0.68% to 19.0157, while EUR/MXN rose 0.62% to 21.6594.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.04% at 95.715.