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Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC up 1.55%

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

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

At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC added 1.55% to hit a new 1-month high.

The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Grupo Aeroportuario Del CentroNorte (MX:OMAB), which rose 5.34% or 5.000 points to trade at 98.650 at the close. Meanwhile, Gentera SAB de CV (MX:GENTERA) added 4.28% or 0.620 points to end at 15.100 and Industrias Penoles Sab De CV (MX:PENOLES) was up 4.19% or 10.06 points to 250.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Infraestructura Energetica Nova SAB (MX:IENOVA), which fell 1.84% or 1.35 points to trade at 71.92 at the close. Wal - Mart De Mexico, SAB De CV (MX:WALMEX) declined 0.58% or 0.290 points to end at 49.680 and Gruma SAB de CV (MX:GRUMAB) was down 0.56% or 1.25 points to 221.45.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Mexico Stock Exchange by 186 to 62 and 11 ended unchanged.

Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.30% or 3.85 to $1285.15 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 2.55% or 1.16 to hit $46.57 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 2.32% or 1.25 to trade at $55.05 a barrel.

USD/MXN was down 0.50% to 19.5439, while EUR/MXN fell 1.54% to 22.1676.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.71% at 96.410.