Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.32%

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Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.32%
Credit: © Reuters. – Brazil equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Real Estate , Financials and Consumption sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa lost 0.32%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Bovespa were Suzano Papel e Celulose SA (SA: SUZB3 ), which rose 4.01% or 1.38 points to trade at 35.78 at the close. Klabin Unt (SA: KLBN11 ) added 2.88% or 0.60 points to end at 21.45 and Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA (SA: ELET6 ) was up 3.36% or 0.81 points to 24.90 in late trade.

Biggest losers included RUMO Logistica Operadora Multimodal SA (SA: RAIL3 ), which lost 3.04% or 0.39 points to trade at 12.44 in late trade. IGUATEMI ON NM (SA: IGTA3 ) declined 2.91% or 1.12 points to end at 37.32 and Viavarejo Unt (SA: VVAR11 ) shed 2.94% or 0.88 points to 29.05.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 215 to 177 and 29 ended unchanged on the BM&FBovespa Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Brazil Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was up 1.62% to 33.96 a new 1-month high.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.03% or 0.40 to $1336.90 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in May rose 0.06% or 0.04 to hit $63.55 a barrel, while the May US coffee C contract rose 0.21% or 0.25 to trade at $116.92 .

USD/BRL was down 0.11% to 3.3380, while EUR/BRL fell 0.05% to 4.0987.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.06% at 89.80.

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