Brazil shares higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.10%

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Brazil shares higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.10%
Credit: © Reuters. – Brazil equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Industrials , Consumption and Public Utilities sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa rose 0.10% to hit a new 1-month high.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Bovespa were Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA Pref (SA: GOLL4 ), which rose 11.60% or 1.30 points to trade at 12.51 at the close. Smiles Fidelidade SA (SA: SMLS3 ) added 3.97% or 2.06 points to end at 54.01 and Cvc Brasil ON (SA: CVCB3 ) was up 3.79% or 1.64 points to 44.89 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Cosan SA Industria e Comercio (SA: CSAN3 ), which lost 2.90% or 1.11 points to trade at 37.15 in late trade. Multiplan SA (SA: MULT3 ) declined 2.30% or 1.36 points to end at 57.77 and Cyrela Brazil Realty SA (SA: CYRE3 ) shed 2.19% or 0.26 points to 11.62.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 228 to 226 and 33 ended unchanged on the BM&FBovespa Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Brazil Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was down 3.00% to 31.97.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.01% or 0.10 to $1241.30 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 4.12% or 2.88 to hit $67.07 a barrel, while the September US coffee C contract rose 0.41% or 0.45 to trade at $110.42 .

USD/BRL was up 0.38% to 3.8651, while EUR/BRL rose 0.63% to 4.5274.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.20% at 94.25.

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