Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.12%

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Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.12%
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Investing.com – Brazil equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Financials , Consumption and Real Estate sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa declined 0.12%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Bovespa were Localiza Rent a Car SA (SA: RENT3 ), which rose 3.59% or 1.12 points to trade at 32.30 at the close. Suzano Papel e Celulose SA (SA: SUZB3 ) added 2.77% or 1.23 points to end at 45.60 and Cia de Saneamento Basico do Estado (SA: SBSP3 ) was up 2.07% or 0.84 points to 41.51 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Estacio Participacoes SA (SA: ESTC3 ), which lost 5.12% or 1.55 points to trade at 28.75 in late trade. Magazine Luiza SA (SA: MGLU3 ) declined 4.13% or 7.20 points to end at 167.00 and B2W Cia Digital (SA: BTOW3 ) shed 3.26% or 1.50 points to 44.50.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 227 to 193 and 36 ended unchanged on the BM&FBovespa Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Brazil Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was down 3.99% to 30.06 a new 6-month low.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.24% or 3.10 to $1279.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 0.06% or 0.03 to hit $54.22 a barrel, while the March US coffee C contract rose 2.98% or 3.05 to trade at $105.45 .

USD/BRL was up 0.13% to 3.7550, while EUR/BRL rose 0.11% to 4.2685.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.00% at 95.990.

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