Investing.com – Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Financial Services, Consumer Staples and Materials sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC fell 0.68%.
The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were BanRegio Grupo Financiero SAB de CV (MX:RA), which rose 4.49% or 4.31 points to trade at 100.40 at the close. Meanwhile, Mexichem , S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:MEXCHEM) added 2.33% or 1.100 points to end at 48.370 and Megacable Holdings, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:MEGACPO) was up 1.69% or 1.470 points to 88.460 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were PINFRA SAB De CV (MX:PINFRA), which fell 2.86% or 5.51 points to trade at 186.86 at the close. Gruma SAB de CV (MX:GRUMAB) declined 2.63% or 6.05 points to end at 224.10 and Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico SAB De CV Class B (MX:GAPB) was down 2.59% or 4.66 points to 175.20.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Mexico Stock Exchange by 81 to 76 and 18 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.23% or 2.90 to $1279.70 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 0.06% or 0.03 to hit $54.22 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 0.21% or 0.13 to trade at $62.83 a barrel.
USD/MXN was up 0.47% to 19.1665, while EUR/MXN rose 0.47% to 21.7914.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.00% at 95.990.