Brazil shares higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.12%

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Brazil shares higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.12%
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Investing.com – Brazil equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Real Estate , Financials and Consumption sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa added 1.12%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Bovespa were RUMO Logistica Operadora Multimodal SA (SA: RAIL3 ), which rose 7.04% or 0.98 points to trade at 14.90 at the close. Cyrela Brazil Realty SA (SA: CYRE3 ) added 6.02% or 0.76 points to end at 13.38 and Localiza Rent a Car SA (SA: RENT3 ) was up 5.65% or 1.42 points to 26.54 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Suzano Papel e Celulose SA (SA: SUZB3 ), which lost 6.19% or 2.83 points to trade at 42.89 in late trade. Petroleo Brasileiro SA (SA: PETR3 ) declined 2.47% or 0.72 points to end at 28.42 and Fibria Celulose SA (SA: FIBR3 ) shed 2.00% or 1.43 points to 70.07.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 237 to 211 and 28 ended unchanged on the BM&FBovespa Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Brazil Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was up 1.75% to 31.96.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.01% or 0.10 to $1290.80 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 0.46% or 0.33 to hit $72.02 a barrel, while the July US coffee C contract rose 0.62% or 0.75 to trade at $120.83 .

USD/BRL was down 0.81% to 3.6451, while EUR/BRL fell 0.89% to 4.2939.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.04% at 93.50.

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