Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Consumer Staples, Financial Services and Industrials sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC added 0.53%.
The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Becle SA (MX:CUERVO), which rose 2.80% or 0.720 points to trade at 26.390 at the close. Meanwhile, Infraestructura Energetica Nova SAB (MX:IENOVA) added 2.57% or 1.83 points to end at 73.02 and Grupo Financiero Banorte (MX:GFNORTEO) was up 2.40% or 2.250 points to 95.930 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Grupo Aeroportuario Del CentroNorte (MX:OMAB), which fell 4.22% or 4.130 points to trade at 93.790 at the close. Grupo Aeroportuario Del Sureste (MX:ASURB) declined 2.45% or 7.44 points to end at 296.42 and Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico SAB De CV Class B (MX:GAPB) was down 1.74% or 2.84 points to 160.14.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Mexico Stock Exchange by 149 to 90 and 13 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.11% or 1.40 to $1284.40 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 1.15% or 0.52 to hit $45.85 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 1.79% or 0.95 to trade at $54.16 a barrel.
USD/MXN was up 0.05% to 19.6682, while EUR/MXN rose 0.14% to 22.5211.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.28% at 95.700.