Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.10%

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Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.10%
Credit: © Reuters. – Brazil equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Consumption , Real Estate and Financials sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa declined 0.10%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Bovespa were Cia de Saneamento Basico do Estado (SA: SBSP3 ), which rose 4.79% or 1.55 points to trade at 33.90 at the close. Cia Paranaense de Energia (SA: CPLE6 ) added 3.88% or 0.91 points to end at 24.35 and Cia Siderurgica Nacional SA (SA: CSNA3 ) was up 3.80% or 0.29 points to 7.93 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Suzano Papel e Celulose SA (SA: SUZB3 ), which lost 3.88% or 0.80 points to trade at 19.80 in late trade. Fibria Celulose SA (SA: FIBR3 ) declined 3.44% or 1.84 points to end at 51.70 and BRF SA (SA: BRFS3 ) shed 2.62% or 1.11 points to 41.19.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 197 to 189 and 38 ended unchanged on the BM&FBovespa Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Brazil Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was down 2.66% to 32.56.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.84% or 10.82 to $1292.52 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 2.02% or 1.15 to hit $57.98 a barrel, while the December US coffee C contract rose 0.32% or 0.40 to trade at $124.30 .

USD/BRL was down 1.06% to 3.2244, while EUR/BRL fell 0.41% to 3.8098.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.73% at 93.20.

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