Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.04%

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Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.04%
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Investing.com – Brazil equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the Industrials , Financials and Consumption sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa lost 0.04%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Bovespa were CEMIG - Companhia Energetica Minas Gerais Pref (SA: CMIG4 ), which rose 4.41% or 0.30 points to trade at 7.10 at the close. Cia Paranaense de Energia (SA: CPLE6 ) added 3.49% or 0.85 points to end at 25.20 and Tim Participacoes SA (SA: TIMP3 ) was up 2.48% or 0.30 points to 12.40 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Localiza Rent a Car SA (SA: RENT3 ), which lost 66.69% or 41.73 points to trade at 20.84 in late trade. EcoRodovias SA (SA: ECOR3 ) declined 2.44% or 0.31 points to end at 12.39 and Cia de Saneamento Basico do Estado (SA: SBSP3 ) shed 1.92% or 0.65 points to 33.25.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 182 to 164 and 37 ended unchanged on the BM&FBovespa Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Brazil Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was down 2.54% to 32.60.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.05% or 0.70 to $1291.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 0.88% or 0.51 to hit $58.53 a barrel, while the December US coffee C contract rose 0.32% or 0.40 to trade at $124.30 .

USD/BRL was down 0.09% to 3.2213, while EUR/BRL rose 0.18% to 3.8182.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.12% at 93.04.

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