Latin American markets are mixed with Brazilian and Chilean
stocks mostly declining while Mexican stocks are holding on to
small gains. Energy and mining stocks are proving the biggest drags
on the market despite moderate gains for crude oil and gold in
commodities trade today.
Here's where the Latin American markets stand this
- Ibovespa down 985.01 (-1.75%) to 55,394.05
- IPC (Mexico City) up 31.84 (+0.08%) to 39,863.49
- Santiago Index IPSA down 33.37 (-0.76%) to 4,380.04
- Merval Buenos Aires up 2.69 (+0.11%) to 2,383.69
In company news, U.S.-listed shares of Grupo Aeroportuario del
Centro Norte SAB de CV (
) are up about 1.5% this afternoon after reporting a 6.8% rise in
passenger traffic during June compared with the year-ago
The operator of 13 airports throughout Mexico also said domestic
traffic increased 6.5% over 2011 levels while international flights
rose 8.7%, with flights into and out of Monterrey (+12.7%) and San
Luis Potosi, climbing 12.7% and 42.9%, respectively.
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