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Banorte aims to raise $2.5 billion in share sale

Dow Jones - Mexican bank Grupo Financiero Banorte is looking to sell around $2.5 billion in shares to fund recent acquisitions and could have money left over to pursue further deals in a country where foreign banks control more than two-thirds of deposits.

online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323848804578609791486423654.html

Peso firms to 1-month high after US data

Reuters - Mexico's peso firmed on Monday to a one-month high after weaker-than-expected U.S. retail sales data for June added to signs of slower growth that might keep the Federal Reserve from soon trimming its stimulus program.

www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/15/markets-mexico-idUSL1N0FL0CC20130715

Peso rises above 13 per U.S. dollar

Reuters - Mexico's peso gained more than 1.5 percent on Monday as results of state elections on Sunday boosted the outlook for the country's key structural reforms. The gains took the Mexican peso past the psychologically relevant level of 13 per dollar.

www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/08/markets-latam-forex-idUSL1N0FE1NJ20130708

Bernanke denies India to Mexico rate cuts

Bloomberg - Traders who anticipated lower interest rates in developing nations are reversing course as prospects for reduced Federal Reserve economic stimulus sparks the worst rout in emerging-market currencies since 2001.

www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-07-03/bernanke-denying-india-to-mexico-rate-cuts-as-currencies-sink.html

Remittances to Mexico fall over 13% in May

Latin American Herald Tribune - Remittances sent by Mexicans living abroad fell 13.2 percent to $2.03 billion in May, compared to the same month in 2012, the Bank of Mexico said Monday. May marked the 11th consecutive month that remittances have fallen.

www.laht.com/article.asp

Vesta announces up to $333 million public offering

Reuters - Mexican industrial real estate company Vesta said is planning a global public offering worth up to $333 million including an over-allotment option. Vesta debuted on the Mexican stock exchange in 2012 with a public offering worth $255 million.

www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/25/mexico-vesta-idUSL2N0F101T20130625

The Mexico ETF is down but not yet cheap

Nasdaq - If there is anything positive to say about emerging markets stocks, and finding such niceties is difficult these days, it is that these equities and ETFs are inexpensive on a valuation basis.

www.nasdaq.com/article/the-mexico-etf-is-down-but-not-yet-cheap-cm255301

Finance chief says Mexico watching markets closely

Reuters - Mexico will closely monitor local markets to make sure they remain liquid and orderly given an "over-reaction" to signals the U.S. Federal Reserve might start winding down its economic support, Finance Minister Luis Videgaray said on Thursday.

www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/20/mexico-videgaray-idUSL2N0EW1QH20130620

Volaris plans to launch IPO in United States

ATW - Volaris Aviation Holding, parent of Mexican Low-cost carrier Volaris, has filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering (IPO) of American Depository Shares offering.

atwonline.com/finance-amp-data/mexico-s-volaris-launch-ipo

Pemex delays prompt lower outlook for suppliers

Market Watch - Pemex has delayed significant exploration and development in its northern Mexico’s oil and gas fields, said analsts at Barclays, a move likely to hit oilfield services companies Halliburton and Schlumberger.

blogs.marketwatch.com/energy-ticker/2013/05/22/pemex-delays-prompt-wall-street-to-trim-estimates-for-halliburton-others/

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