Investing.com – Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Healthcare, Telecoms Services and Financial Services sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC fell 0.34%.
The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Grupo LALA SA de CV (MX:LALAB), which rose 3.17% or 0.59 points to trade at 19.19 at the close. Meanwhile, Industrias Penoles Sab De CV (MX:PENOLES) added 2.89% or 6.97 points to end at 247.75 and Grupo Financiero Inbursa , SAB De CV (MX:GFINBURO) was up 2.80% or 0.760 points to 27.910 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were BanRegio Grupo Financiero SAB de CV (MX:RA), which fell 5.55% or 5.23 points to trade at 89.00 at the close. Genomma Lab Internacional SAB De CV (MX:LABB) declined 4.57% or 0.580 points to end at 12.110 and PINFRA SAB De CV (MX:PINFRA) was down 2.75% or 5.12 points to 180.78.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Mexico Stock Exchange by 170 to 94 and 13 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.82% or 10.15 to $1253.75 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 1.50% or 0.77 to hit $52.26 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 2.20% or 1.32 to trade at $61.38 a barrel.
USD/MXN was down 0.40% to 20.2713, while EUR/MXN fell 0.09% to 23.1323.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.20% at 96.572.