Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Financial Services, Materials and Consumer Goods&Services sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC rose 0.64%.
The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Alsea , S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:ALSEA), which rose 3.80% or 1.890 points to trade at 51.690 at the close. Meanwhile, Grupo Aeroportuario Del CentroNorte (MX:OMAB) added 2.59% or 2.470 points to end at 97.710 and Grupo Televisa SAB Unit (MX:TLVACPO) was up 2.55% or 1.25 points to 50.24 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Infraestructura Energetica Nova SAB (MX:IENOVA), which fell 2.64% or 1.98 points to trade at 72.90 at the close. Megacable Holdings, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:MEGACPO) declined 2.22% or 1.960 points to end at 86.370 and Arca Continental , S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:AC) was down 2.16% or 2.36 points to 106.86.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Mexico Stock Exchange by 148 to 141 and 10 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.18% or 2.35 to $1269.45 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 10.04% or 4.27 to hit $46.80 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 9.22% or 4.68 to trade at $55.45 a barrel.
USD/MXN was up 0.05% to 19.9107, while EUR/MXN fell 0.17% to 22.5967.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.61% at 96.590.