Brazil shares higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.87%

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Brazil shares higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.87%
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Investing.com – Brazil equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Financials , Basic Materials and Real Estate sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa added 1.87%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Bovespa were Bradespar SA (SA: BRAP4 ), which rose 5.53% or 0.54 points to trade at 10.30 at the close. Cia Siderurgica Nacional SA (SA: CSNA3 ) added 4.62% or 0.42 points to end at 9.51 and Qualicorp SA (SA: QUAL3 ) was up 4.17% or 0.80 points to 19.98 in late trade.

Biggest losers included ALL America Latina Logistica SA (SA: RUMO3 ), which lost 0.47% or 0.030 points to trade at 6.290 in late trade. Ambev SA (SA: ABEV3 ) declined 0.35% or 0.07 points to end at 19.75 and Cia Energetica de Sao Paulo (SA: CESP6 ) shed 0.14% or 0.02 points to 14.68.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 195 to 191 and 23 ended unchanged on the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Brazil Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was down 0.06% to 33.61.

In commodities trading, Gold for December delivery was down 0.17% or 2.20 to $1314.90 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.85% or 0.41 to hit $48.65 a barrel, while the December US coffee C contract fell 2.08% or 3.15 to trade at $148.00 .

USD/BRL was down 1.56% to 3.2096, while EUR/BRL fell 1.80% to 3.5998.

The US Dollar Index was up 0.26% at 95.63.

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