Mexico stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC down 0.68%

16/04/2018 20:29:00 Stock Market

Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Materials, Consumer Goods&Services and Telecoms Services sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC declined 0.68%.

The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Grupo Aeroportuario Del CentroNorte (MX:OMAB), which rose 1.86% or 1.800 points to trade at 98.700 at the close. Meanwhile, Alpek, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:ALPEKA) added 1.39% or 0.360 points to end at 26.320 and Grupo Televisa SAB Unit (MX:TLVACPO) was up 0.71% or 0.45 points to 64.17 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Nemak SAB de CV (MX:NEMAKA), which fell 5.20% or 0.81 points to trade at 14.76 at the close. Industrias Penoles Sab De CV (MX:PENOLES) declined 3.27% or 12.94 points to end at 383.02 and Grupo Mexico, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:GMEXICOB) was down 2.80% or 1.830 points to 63.500.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Mexico Stock Exchange by 152 to 124 and 15 ended unchanged.

Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.05% or 0.70 to $1348.60 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in May fell 1.53% or 1.03 to hit $66.36 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 1.45% or 1.05 to trade at $71.53 a barrel.

USD/MXN was down 0.19% to 18.0133, while EUR/MXN rose 0.24% to 22.3075.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.44% at 89.12.