Brazil shares higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.47%

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Brazil shares higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.47% – Brazil equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Real Estate , Basic Materials and Industrials sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa rose 1.47% to hit a new all time high.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Bovespa were Klabin Unt (SA: KLBN11 ), which rose 4.86% or 0.90 points to trade at 19.40 at the close. Cia Siderurgica Nacional SA (SA: CSNA3 ) added 4.43% or 0.46 points to end at 10.85 and BR Malls Participacoes SA (SA: BRML3 ) was up 4.39% or 0.64 points to 15.23 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Engie Brasil Energia SA (SA: EGIE3 ), which lost 2.12% or 0.79 points to trade at 36.56 in late trade. Equatorial Energia SA (SA: EQTL3 ) declined 1.01% or 0.65 points to end at 63.63 and Petroleo Brasileiro SA (SA: PETR3 ) shed 0.45% or 0.07 points to 15.58.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 319 to 116 and 30 ended unchanged on the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Brazil Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was down 0.99% to 28.88.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.28% or 3.77 to $1325.53 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 0.02% or 0.01 to hit $49.88 a barrel, while the December US coffee C contract rose 2.53% or 3.48 to trade at $141.30 .

USD/BRL was down 0.37% to 3.1094, while EUR/BRL fell 0.12% to 3.7151.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.25% at 91.81.

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