Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Mexico, the added 0.76%.
The best performers of the session on the were Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:), which rose 3.92% or 1.770 points to trade at 46.940 at the close. Meanwhile, Alpek, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:) added 3.71% or 0.890 points to end at 24.880 and PINFRA SAB De CV (MX:) was up 2.83% or 4.850 points to 176.100 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Ohl Mexico, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:), which fell 2.18% or 0.450 points to trade at 20.210 at the close. Bolsa Mexicana De Valores SAB De CV (MX:) declined 1.16% or 0.320 points to end at 27.330 and Cemex SAB de CV (MX:) was down 0.97% or 0.160 points to 16.420.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Mexico Stock Exchange by 121 to 93 and 11 ended unchanged.
Gold for February delivery was up 1.59% or 18.10 to $ 1159.00 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 0.41% or 0.22 to hit $ 53.84 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 0.21% or 0.12 to trade at $ 56.97 a barrel.
USD/MXN was down 0.03% to 20.7188, while EUR/MXN fell 0.08% to 21.7305.
The US Dollar Index was down 0.56% at 102.66.
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