Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.13%

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Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.13%
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Investing.com – Brazil equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Real Estate , Electric Power and Public Utilities sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa declined 0.13%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Bovespa were EcoRodovias SA (SA: ECOR3 ), which rose 3.52% or 0.43 points to trade at 12.65 at the close. Metalurgica Gerdau SA (SA: GOAU4 ) added 3.02% or 0.15 points to end at 5.12 and Gerdau SA Pref (SA: GGBR4 ) was up 2.69% or 0.29 points to 11.06 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Cia Paranaense de Energia (SA: CPLE6 ), which lost 3.95% or 0.98 points to trade at 23.85 in late trade. Braskem SA (SA: BRKM5 ) declined 3.53% or 1.70 points to end at 46.50 and Marfrig Alimentos SA (SA: MRFG3 ) shed 2.27% or 0.16 points to 6.89.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 270 to 164 and 41 ended unchanged on the BM&FBovespa Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Brazil Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was up 1.45% to 33.67.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.52% or 6.73 to $1294.03 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January fell 1.70% or 1.00 to hit $57.95 a barrel, while the March US coffee C contract rose 0.64% or 0.81 to trade at $128.03 .

USD/BRL was down 0.16% to 3.2274, while EUR/BRL fell 0.43% to 3.8407.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.14% at 92.85.

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