Key Mexico Statistics February - April 2012

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Get an overview of the main financial indicators of the Mexican economy for the February - April 2012 period.

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Key Mexico Statistics February - April 2012

  1. 1. Key Mexico Statistics February - April 2012 Nuricumbo + PartnersAudit • Finance • Risk • Strategy • Business Development
  2. 2. Outline1 Exchange Rates2 Country Risk3 Mexican Stock Exchange4 Securities Market5 Inflation Rate6 Investment Unit (UDI)7 International Reserves
  3. 3. Exchange Rates 29/02/12 30/03/12 30/04/12 29/02/12 30/03/12 30/04/12 $12.7891 $12.8093 $12.9942 $17.1911 $17.0786 $17.1757 $13.40 €18.50 $13.20 €18.00 $13.00 €17.50 $12.80 $12.60 €17.00 $12.40 €16.50 $12.20 €16.00 February March April February March April 29/02/12 30/03/12 30/04/12 29/02/12 30/03/12 30/04/12 $20.6802 $20.7933 $21.3460 $12.9685 $12.8238 $13.1441 £22.00 $13.60 £21.50 $13.40 £21.00 $13.20 £20.50 $13.00 £20.00 $12.80 £19.50 $12.60 £19.00 $12.40 February March April February March AprilNote: Mexican Pesos per CurrencySource: Mexican Central Bank, www.banxico.org.mx, 2012
  4. 4. Country Risk The Country Risk indicates the possibilities that an emerging country has to fail on the fulfillment of its obligations over external Country Risk debt payments, whether for capital or 178 180 interests. The higher the Country Risk, the higher the possibility to get a “default”. 175 It is composed of three main sources: 170 165 • Sovereign Risk 160 159 159 • Transfer Risk 155 • Generic Risk 150 It is measured through the use of the 145 Emerging Markets Bond Index (EMBI) February March April created by J.P. Morgan Chase. Note: Basis pointsSource: www.economia.com.mx, 2012
  5. 5. Mexican Stock Exchange The Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) is a public institution that operates under a concession granted by the Ministry of Price and Market Rates Index Finance (SHCP), observing the Mexican (IPC) Securities Law. 40,000 39,521.24 Given the world tendencies and legislation 39,500 39,225.29 changes, the BMV has already started its 39,000 demutualization process, but up to this date its shareholders are authorized brokerage 38,500 firms, which own one share each. 38,027.31 38,000 Marketable Securities 37,500 • Capitals Market (Stocks, Fibras) 37,000 • Capital Development Market (CKDes) • Debt Market February March April (Government, Short, Medium and Long 29th 30th 30th Term Debt).Source: Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV), http://www.bmv.com.mx/, 2012
  6. 6. Securities Market The Mexican Central Bank (Banxico) carries out operations in the securities market in Government Securities order to regulate the liquidity of Mexico’s Auction’s Monthly Results financial system. (Cetes 28-days) 4.34% 4.33% It also undertakes primary auctions of 4.32% securities for the government and other 4.30% public sector entities, and issues regulations 4.28% 4.27% on several financial operations of financial intermediaries. 4.26% 4.25% 4.24% Cetes 28 4.22% Zero coupon bonds denominated in Mexican 4.20% Pesos issued by the Mexican Government, in a February 29th March 30thApril 30th 28-days period.Source: Mexican Central Bank, www.banxico.org.mx, 2012
  7. 7. Inflation Rate Yearly Inflation Rates per Inflation can be defined as a continuous and Month 4.00% 3.90% 3.87% widespread increase in goods and services 3.80% 3.73% prices. 3.70% 3.60% The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is the 3.50% statistical instrument that calculates inflation 3.40% 3.34% 3.30% by continuously measuring the price changes 3.20% of households’ representative basket of 3.10% goods and services. 3.00% February March AprilSource: Mexican Central Bank, www.banxico.org.mx, 2012
  8. 8. Investment Unit (UDI) Investment Unit (UDI) The Investment Unit (Unidad de 4.760000 4.759784 4.759500 Inversion, UDI) is the factor (value) to be 4.759000 4.758819 applied to the acquisition of mortgages. 4.758500 The Mexican Central Bank is the responsible 4.758000 4.757721 authority to publish at the Mexico’s Official 4.757500 Gazette its value in Mexican Pesos for each 4.757000 4.756500 day of the month. February March April 29th 30th 30thSource: Mexican Central Bank, www.banxico.org.mx and Ministry of Finance, www.sat.gob.mx, 2012
  9. 9. International Reserves Known as financial assets invested abroad by the Mexican Central Bank that can easily be International Reserves converted in means of payment. (Million USD) $153,000 $152,417 According to the Mexican Central Bank, the $152,000 following concepts are considered as International Reserves: $151,000 $150,000 • Foreign banknotes and coins; $149,000 $147,968 $148,123 • Deposits, securities and stocks payable $148,000 outside of Mexico; $147,000 • Loans by Central Banks payable at no $146,000 longer than six months; $145,000 February March April • The Special Drawing Rights at the 29th 30th 30th International Monetary Fund.Source: Mexican Central Bank, www.banxico.org.mx, 2012
  10. 10. ContactAddress: Plateros 16 – 504, San Jose Insurgentes 03900, Mexico CityTel. Office: + 52 (55) 5339 5839Mobile: + 52 (55) 5453 6309E-mail: armando@nuricumbo.com Web: www.nuricumbo.comSkype: nuricua BB Pin: 21BD8276

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