This Thursday, the Mexican peso closed at 22.8640 units per dollar, with a gain of 1.41% compared to 23.1910 of the reference price on Wednesday, touching a minimum of 22.7553 pesos, level not seen since March 17.
The Mexican peso appreciated in the wake of the general weakening of the US dollar during the morning, with the publication in the United States of the initial requests for unemployment support from the previous week, which stood at 2,438 million units, accumulating about 36.6 million new requests in the last 9 weeks. ” BASE bench
What helped you weight?
The speculation in favor of the peso is due in part to the fact that the country offers more attractive interest rates; Another factor that contributed to the appreciation was the increase in oil prices.
The WTI peaked at $ 34.66 a barrel, showing an increase of 1.49% and accumulating an increase of 34.3% during the last six sessions. Brent registered an increase of 1.01%, reaching $ 36.11 per barrel.
The Mexican peso also appreciated in view of the weakening spread of the US dollar during the morning, after the publication in the United States of the initial requests for unemployment support from the previous week, which stood at two million 438 thousand, corresponding to the previous week, for a total of 38 million 636 thousand people cut in the last 9 weeks.
How did the BMV fare?
The Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) closed in the penultimate session of the week with a loss of 1.29%, in line with the US stock results.
- At the close of operations, the main indicator of the local stock market, the S&P BMV IPC, ended at 35,560.76 units, which meant a decrease of 466.22 points.
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