Futures markets, flat


In their first movements of the week, the futures of the Wall Street indices were placed lower, the S&P 500 mini with the biggest drop of 0.16% at 4,529.25 points, the technological Nasdaq mini fell 0.15%, at 14,733.75 units, while that the industrial Dow Jones mini fell 0.14% in 34,712 integers.

Throughout the previous week, these indexes accumulated gains, the largest was for the Nasdaq with 1.98%, followed by the S&P 500 that increased 1.79% and the Dow Jones rose just 0.31 percent.

During the past week the stock markets in Mexico accumulated losses, the largest was for the BIVA with a decline of 0.09% and a decrease of 0.06% for the BMV.

On the other hand, the main references in the international crude oil market joined the declines at the opening of Sunday, the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) led the losses with 3.67% at a price of 109.72 dollars a barrel, while the Brent drop 3.55% to be sold at 113.20 greenbacks per unit.

In the week, the largest increase was for the Mexican export mix with 12.89% at a price of 110.95 dollars, while Brent rose 11.79% and WTI rose 8.79% in the week.

In its electronic operations, the Mexican currency was placed at a level of 20.0450 pesos per dollar, which represents a slight appreciation of 3.87 cents or 0.19% compared to Banxico’s closing last Friday.

In Asia, Japan’s Nikkei 225 index was down 0.63% at its open on Monday, and South Korea’s Kospi was down 0.46%.

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