Brazil shares higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.06%

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Brazil shares higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.06%
Credit: © Reuters. – Brazil equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Consumption , Real Estate and Industrials sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa rose 0.06%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Bovespa were BRF SA (SA: BRFS3 ), which rose 5.21% or 1.10 points to trade at 22.21 at the close. Ultrapar Participacoes SA (SA: UGPA3 ) added 4.66% or 1.71 points to end at 38.41 and Estacio Participacoes SA (SA: ESTC3 ) was up 4.57% or 1.08 points to 24.69 in late trade.

Biggest losers included CCR SA (SA: CCRO3 ), which lost 5.85% or 0.49 points to trade at 7.88 in late trade. Vale SA (SA: VALE3 ) declined 3.52% or 2.19 points to end at 60.01 and Cia Paranaense de Energia (SA: CPLE6 ) shed 2.74% or 0.59 points to 20.91.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 243 to 191 and 31 ended unchanged on the BM&FBovespa Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Brazil Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was down 1.57% to 47.65.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.51% or 6.20 to $1198.90 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 0.35% or 0.25 to hit $72.03 a barrel, while the December US coffee C contract rose 0.72% or 0.70 to trade at $97.85 .

USD/BRL was down 1.07% to 4.0318, while EUR/BRL fell 1.29% to 4.7360.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.15% at 93.87.

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