Aug. 20 (Bloomberg) -- IPC index falls 0.5% at market close in Mexico City, with 14 shrs rising, 19 falling and two little changed.
* Desarrolladora Homex (HOMEX* MM) +4.2%; price closed at two-week low on Aug. 17 * Empresas ICA (ICA* MM) +0.9%; CEO Alonso Quintana says company exploring strategic alternatives for homebuilding unit
* Alfa (ALFAA MM) -0.9%; down 6.5% in past three days, most since July 23, after touching record high on Aug. 15 * America Movil (AMXL MM) -0.3%; Mexico’s Supreme Court declined on Aug. 7 to review a suit by unit Telefonos de Mexico against Mexico’s communications ministry, a court official who asked not to be named under the agency’s policy said Aug. 17 * Axtel (AXTELCPO MM) -6%; leaving IPC index Sept. 3 in rebalancing * Consorcio Ara (ARA* MM) -2.1%; also leaving IPC index Sept. 3 in rebalancing
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