Mexico City, Sep 21 (EFE) .- The Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) advanced this Tuesday by 0.53%, in its main indicator, to reach 50,828.13 points, after having fallen in two consecutive sessions although below 51,000 points.
In the United States, two of the main indices, the Dow Jones and the S & P500, closed with moderate losses, after having remained in positive territory for most of the day, Banco Base analyst Karla Bajos explained to Efe.
While in Mexico, the Index of Prices and Quotations (IPC) -main indicator of the BMV- “closed with gain after having fallen for two consecutive sessions,” he added.
The specialist pointed out that from a technical point of view, the level of 52,000 points “remains a key resistance”, which must be overcome consistently to mark a change in the upward trend.
In the session, within the Mexican index, the gains were concentrated in the basic consumer sector (0.9%) and industrial sector (0.81%).
“By issuer, there were gains in 18 of the 34 main companies included in the index, highlighting those obtained by Volaris (3.36%), Walmex (2.14%) and Alsea (2.05%). It is worth mentioning that , Volaris returned to the IPC after having left the index three years ago, “he said.
With the advance of this day, the Mexican index registers a positive performance accumulated so far this year of 15.34%, which has been supported by the economic recovery.
On the day, the Mexican peso appreciated 0.24% against the dollar, trading at 20.13 units per greenback on the interbank market.
The IPC closed at 50,828.13 units with a gain of 270.48 points and a positive variation of 0.53% compared to the previous session.