The Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) It gained 1.6% this Friday in its main indicator to settle at 54,182.27 units, and ended the week with a 2.97% gain, the highest since the second week of January.
In Mexico, the Price and Quotation Index of the Mexican Stock Exchange (IPC) registered a gain of 2.97% for the week, this being its highest gain since the second week of January”,the director of Economic and Financial Analysis of Banco Base, Gabriela Siller, told EFE.
With this, he added, the performance of the CPI so far in 2023 it increased to 11.80%, surpassing that of NASDAQ Composite. “Likewise, its current level is only 5.05% below its historical maximum,” said the expert.
The analyst specified that of its 36 issuers, 26 had profits, highlighting Cemex (+13.95%), Grupo México (+10.47%), Inbursa (+7.55%), Becle (+7.21%), Quálitas (+6.20%), Grupo Carso (+4.63%), Gruma (+4.24%), Televisa (+3.13%), Walmex (+2.21%) and Banorte (+1.99%).
Instead, he said, the biggest losses were suffered by Alsea (-5.31%), Megacable (-5.02%), Operadora de Sites (-3.25%), Gentera (-2.65%) and Coca-Cola FEMSA (-1%).
In the session, the peso appreciated 0.18% against the dollar, trading at 17.97 units per greenback, after trading at 18.13 the previous day, according to data from the Bank of Mexico.
The IPC closed the session at 54,182.27 units, with a gain of 852.74 points and a positive variation of 1.6% compared to the previous day.
The volume traded in the market reached 228.3 million titles for an amount of 21,316.7 million pesos (about 1,186.2 million dollars).
Of the 533 firms that traded on the day, 331 ended with their prices rising, 178 had losses and 24 closed without changes.
The titles with the greatest upward variation were from the drug marketer Corporate Forge (FRAGUA B) with 6.67%; the Mexican Restaurant Corporation (CMR B)with 5.66%, and the business conglomerate Grupo Mexico (GMEXICO B), with 4.65%.
In contrast, the largest downward variations were from the financing, consumption and savings company Grupo Famsa (GFAMS A), with -5.56%; Grupo México Transportes (GMXT), with -2.32%; and the real estate company Gicsa (GICSA), with -2.05%.
On the day, the four sectors won, starting with materials (1.95%), followed by industrial (1.77%), financial (1.48%) and frequent consumption (1.41%).
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