Mexico Stocks: Alfa, America Movil, Comerci, Femsa Advance
The following companies had unusual price changes in Mexico trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of the close of trading.
The IPC index rose 1 percent to 36,916.16.
Controladora Comercial Mexicana SAB (COMERUBC) , a Mexican supermarket chain, gained 4 percent to 26.21 pesos. Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB (FEMSAUBD) , Latin America’s largest Coca-Cola bottler, rose 1.1 percent to 92.98 pesos. America Movil SAB (AMXL) , the wireless carrier controlled by billionaire Carlos Slim, rose 1.1 percent to 15.30 pesos.
Alfa SAB (ALFAA) , Mexico’s largest privately-owned chemical company, jumped 8.6 percent to 170.99 pesos. Its Alpek SA unit filed for a possible initial public offering, according to a statement sent Jan. 13 after markets had closed.
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