The Mexican stock exchange (BMV) closed the negotiations this Thursday with profit. The local stock market extended its advance for the third consecutive day, in a market in which nervousness related to Omicron decreases after positive news about the characteristics of this variant of Covid-19.
The benchmark index S&P/BMV IPC, made up of the shares of the 35 issuers with the highest value by capitalization and liquidity in Mexico, posted a gain of 0.47% to 52,650.91 units. The index FTSE BIVA, the main of the Institutional Stock Exchange (Biva) gained 0.48% to 1,087.97 units.
Most of the benchmark components posted gains, with 29 of those values in positive territory and six in negative territory. The best performances were the Grupo Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, with 4.03%; Regional, with 2.90%; followed by Alsea, with 2.89%, and Liverpool, with 2.01 percent.