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Mexico awaits iPhone

Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will become available in Mexico on October 31. The new series includes a streamlined design, models with larger 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch displays, a faster processor, upgraded cameras, improved LTE and Wi-Fi connectivity, and support for a near-field communications-based mobile payments offering. Apple sold over ten million models, a new record, just three days after the launch on September 19 in the United States, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico and Singapore.

Financial indicators as of Thursday, October 16, 2014

- Mexican Stock Market (BMV) opened at 42,984.95 a decrease of 1,503.02 points from Thursday, October 9, 2013.

-Interest paid on 28-day Treasury Certificates (CETES) was up at 2.96 percent from Thursday, October 9, 2013.

- Bank Interest paid on 28-day 10,000 to 50,000 peso Promissory Notes was steady ranging from 1.00 to 2.17 percent.

- U.S. dollar traded Thursday at 13.10 pesos buy, 13.85 pesos sell.

- Canadian dollar traded at 11.60 pesos buy, 12.35 pesos sell.

- Euro traded at 17.05 pesos buy, 18.00 pesos sell.

- Gold (1 oz) Mexico: 16,774.04 pesos; New York: 1,239.25 U.S.

- Oil (brl) Mexican mix: 75.69 U.S.; West Texas Intermediate: 81.78 U.S.

- Inflation September 2014: 0.44 percent.

- Annual Inflation (from Sept. 2013 to Sept. 2014): 4.22 percent.