Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Materials, Healthcare and Industrials sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC gained 0.92% 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 7.83% or 0.995 points to trade at 13.695 at the close. Meanwhile, Infraestructura Energetica Nova SAB (MX:IENOVA) added 7.48% or 5.43 points to end at 78.02 and Grupo Mexico, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:GMEXICOB) was up 5.75% or 2.350 points to 43.220 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were GMexico Transportes SA de CV (MX:GMXT), which fell 2.73% or 0.730 points to trade at 25.970 at the close. Grupo Financiero Inbursa , SAB De CV (MX:GFINBURO) declined 2.41% or 0.710 points to end at 28.760 and Megacable Holdings, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:MEGACPO) was down 1.55% or 1.400 points to 88.880.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Mexico Stock Exchange by 184 to 76 and 20 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.61% or 7.95 to $1286.85 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 2.51% or 1.18 to hit $48.27 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 2.48% or 1.39 to trade at $57.34 a barrel.
USD/MXN was down 1.00% to 19.4252, while EUR/MXN fell 0.95% to 22.1409.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.12% at 95.760.