The Mexican currency in international markets is located at 17.56 pesos per dollar wholesalemeaning an appreciation of 0.07% or one cent compared to the previous dayaccording to information from Bloomberg.
Yesterday, the peso appreciated for the second day in a row, after an agreement was reached to raise the US debt ceiling, closing again below the 20-day moving average. This has raised the probability that parity will trade in the low zone, Monex specialists commented.
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 0.2%. The euro is up 0.1% against the greenback, while the pound is up 0.7 percent.
Bitcoin, the currency with the largest assets in the cryptocurrency market, advances 0.16%keeping little appetite from investors.
Stock markets worldwide present positive movements, with greater operation after yesterday’s holiday. Everything seems to indicate that the debt ceiling is on a favorable path, so it would only be worth waiting for it to be formalized.
In Asia, the markets closed higher, the Nikkei gained 0.3% and the Han Seng rose 0.5%, while in Europe the stock markets present mixed movements, where the Euro Stoxx 50 operates with an advance of 0.2%. In Mexico, the BMV’s Listing Price Index could trade around 54,500 points, following its international peers.
The price of US WTI oil, a reference for the Mexican mix, decreased 1.5%, given the slow economic recovery in China. Furthermore, there are doubts that OPEC+ will cut production at its next ministerial meeting on the weekend.
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