MXN - Mexican Peso
Convertible: Yes - Transferable: Yes - Exchange rate regime: Floating
Mexican Peso

Types of transaction

FX Spot FX Forward
Delivery date: T; T+1; T+2 Maximum maturity: 24 months
Liquidity: Good Liquidity: Good

EUR/MXN parity: liquidity schedules (GMT)

EUR/MXN parity: liquidity schedules (GMT)

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Monetary policy

  • Banco de Mexico (BdM) is the central bank of Mexico. Its objective is to ensure price stability in the Mexican economy.
  • Price setting method: the exchange rate system is described as floating, but the BdM has a policy of active intervention in the foreign exchange market. Most often, the goal is to defend the Peso against the US Dollar.

Features and highlights

  • The only freely convertible and transferable Latin American currency, the Mexican Peso is considered extremely liquid by the markets.


There are no special restrictions on the purchase and sale of MXN.

Expert opinion

The Mexican Peso is extremely volatile because three main factors influence it: the variation of the price of energy (oil and gas), the appetite of the markets for the risk, and the political and economic relations of Mexico with the USA.

Payments in MXN to Mexico

The IBAN format is not used in Mexico. Payment instructions must contain:

  • The BIC Code of the beneficiary bank
  • The full name and address of the beneficiary.
Public Holidays 2018 (subject to change)
New Year’s Day 1 January Independence Day 16 September
Constitution Day 5 February All souls Day 2 November
Juarez Birthday 21 March Mexican Revolution 20 November
Labour Day 1 May Our Lady of Guadalupe 12 December
Puebla Day 5 May Christmas Day 25 December