The retail dollar opens this Thursday for sale at 19.35 pesos at bank windows0.31% or 6 cents below Wednesday’s close, according to data published by CitiBanamex, after it was revealed that inflation in the United States moderated its march in December.
The Mexican currency in international markets is located at 18.86 pesos per dollar wholesaleaccording to information from Bloomberg, which means a gain in the day of 0.25% or 5 cents, after yesterday it broke strongly the psychological level of 19 units in the expectation of lower inflation in the neighboring country to the north .
The US authorities reported this morning that the Consumer Price Index for December showed an increase of 6.5%. in prices compared to last year and a decrease of 0.1% compared to the previous month, in line with the estimates of specialists consulted by Bloomberg.
In “core” inflation, which strips out the volatile food and energy components of the report, prices rose 5.7% year-over-year and 0.3% from the prior month, as expected.
In this context, the Dollar Index, which compares the behavior of the US currency against the other six main currencies in the world, dawns with a depreciation of 0.16%. The euro rises 0.09% against the greenback, while the pound gains 0.63%.
Bitcoin, the currency with the largest assets in the cryptocurrency market, advances 1.83%, reflecting good investor appetite.
How do stock markets operate in the world?
Stock markets in the world operate with positive sentimentwith investors optimistic given the inflation data in the United States, which registered a slight drop in December, which could mean a slower pace of rate hikes.
The main indicators on Wall Street rebound. As Europe advances, the Eurostoxx is up 0.85%, supported by the real estate sector.
For its part, Asia closed without major changes in the stock markets, although with a positive bias, highlighting the rise of the Hang Seng of 0.4%, after the publication of the inflation data for December in China, which remained in line with expectations.
Finally, in Mexico, the BMV’s Price and Quotation Index could be around 53,500 points, Banorte specialists estimate.
Crude oil futures rose for the sixth straight day on optimism about higher demand in China and weakening US inflation.
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