Investing.com – Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Mexico, the fell 0.12%.
The best performers of the session on the were Alpek, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:), which rose 3.51% or 0.960 points to trade at 28.310 at the close. Meanwhile, Grupo Financiero Inbursa , SAB De CV (MX:) added 3.43% or 0.930 points to end at 28.060 and Infraestructura Energetica Nova SAB (MX:) was up 3.42% or 3.00 points to 90.61 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Banregio Grupo Financiero SAB De CV (MX:), which fell 3.19% or 3.630 points to trade at 110.090 at the close. Genomma Lab Internacional SAB De CV (MX:) declined 2.44% or 0.550 points to end at 21.990 and Grupo Mexico, S.A.B. De C.V. (MX:) was down 1.97% or 1.130 points to 56.300.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Mexico Stock Exchange by 159 to 136 and 7 ended unchanged.
Shares in Infraestructura Energetica Nova SAB (MX:) rose to 52-week highs; up 3.42% or 3.00 to 90.61.
Gold for February delivery was down 1.37% or 16.30 to $1174.50 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 8.36% or 3.78 to hit $49.01 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract fell 0.08% or 0.04 to trade at $51.38 a barrel.
USD/MXN was down 0.11% to 20.5541, while EUR/MXN fell 0.04% to 21.7735.
The US Dollar Index was up 0.64% at 101.63.
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