The Mexican Stock Market (BMV) registered this Thursday the marginal gain of 0.09% in its main indicator until reaching the 54 thousand 338.18 unitshighlighting the increase in the share prices of some of the largest issuers.
“In Mexico, the BMV’s Price and Quotation Index (IPC) recorded a slight gain of 0.09%highlighting the increase in the share prices of some of the largest issuers”, commented the director of Economic and Financial Analysis of Banco Base, Gabriela Siller, in her analysis.
Among the main stations that benefited from the session were: Industrias Peñoles (+5.49%), Alsea (+3.08%), Banorte (+3.05%), Carso Group (+1.75%), Bimbo (+1.58%), Inbursa (+1.53%), Gruma (+1.51%), America Mobile (+1.5%), Coca-Cola FEMSA (+1.22%) and FEMSA (+1.1%).
On the contrary, the specialist highlighted that, on the downside, the losses of Walmex (-2.07%), Arca Continental (-0.99%) and Controladora Axtel (-5%).
With today’s advance, the index registers an advance of 12.12% so far this year and is positioned a 4.78% far from its all-time high of 56 thousand 536.68 points, reached on April 1st.
During the session, the peso depreciated a 0.4% against the dollar, when trading at 17.38 units per greenbackafter a level of 17.31 in the previous dayaccording to data from the Bank of Mexico.
The IPC closed the session in 54 thousand 338.18 unitswith a profit of 46.74 points and a positive variation of 0.09% compared to the previous day.
The volume traded in the market reached 148.3 million titles for an amount of 12 thousand 923.9 million pesos.
Of the 540 firms that listed on the day, 312 ended with their prices rising, 198 had losses and 30 closed without changes.
The shares with the greatest upward variation were from the garbage collection company Promotora Ambiental (PASS B), with 7.96%; of the mining company Industrias Peñoles (PE&OLES), with 5.49%, and the chemical products trader Grupo Pochteca (POCHTEC B), con 4.71%.
In contrast, the largest downward variations were from the household products company Grupo Vasconia(VASCONI), with -13.69%; the home builder Desarrolladora Homex (HOMEX); con -5.56%; and the telecommunications services firm Controladora Axtel (CTAXTEL A), with -5%.
In the day, three of the four sectors won, starting with materials (1.18%)followed by financial (0.46%) and the one of frequent consumption (0.31%)while only the industrialist lost (-0.06%).
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