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Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.44%

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.44%

BRASÍLIA: Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Financials, Real Estate and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa rose 0.44% to hit a new 5-year high. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Embraer SA (SA:EMBR3), which rose 4.11% or 0.70 points to trade at 17.75 at the close. Meanwhile, Cyrela Brazil Realty SA (SA:CYRE3) added 2.47% or 0.31 points to end at 12.85 and CEMIG – Companhia Energetica Minas Gerais Pref (SA:CMIG4) was up 2.26% or 0.19 points to 8.61 in late trade. The worst performers of the session were Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA (SA:ELET3), which fell 2.67% or 0.52 points to trade at 18.93 at the close. Cia Paranaense de Energia (SA:CPLE6) declined 2.06% or 0.61 points to end at 28.95 and JBS SA (SA:JBSS3) was down 1.98% or 0.18 points to 8.92. Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange by 227 to 187 and 34 ended unchanged.

The CBOE Brazil Etf Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was down 1.09% to 25.38. Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.02% or 0.29 to $1315.01 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 0.34% or 0.16 to hit $46.41 a barrel, while the December US coffee C contract fell 1.99% or 2.62 to trade at $128.85 . USD/BRL was down 0.05% to 3.1657, while EUR/BRL fell 0.09% to 3.7903. The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.11% at 92.27.